urocystis meaning

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Noun: Urocystis
  1. A genus of smut fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae
    - genus Urocystis

Type of: fungus genus

Part of: family Tilletiaceae, Tilletiaceae


  1. "Urocystis agropyri " is a global problem in wheat-growing regions, especially where environmental conditions suit the fungus.
  2. He described the pathogen of potato scab, " Oospora scabies ", the mildew of lima beans ( " Phytophthora phaseoli " ), the onion smut ( " Urocystis cepulae " ), and pioneered the use of fungicide sprays to control fungal diseases.

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