Meaning of FUSARIUM in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ fyü-ˈzer-ē-əm ]


Etymology: New Latin, from Latin fusus spindle

Date: 1907

: any of a genus ( Fusarium ) of ascomycetous fungi having curved septate conidia which includes forms that are important agents of plant disease and others that produce mycotoxins implicated in human and animal disease ; also : a plant disease (as wilt or dry rot) caused by a fusarium

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