Oidium Tuckeri
Vine Vine, n. [F. vigne, L. vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. See {Wine}, and cf. {Vignette}.] (Bot.) (a) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes. (b) Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender stem of any plant that trails on the ground, or climbs by winding round a fixed object, or by seizing anything with its tendrils, or claspers; a creeper; as, the hop vine; the bean vine; the vines of melons, squashes, pumpkins, and other cucurbitaceous plants. [1913 Webster]

There shall be no grapes on the vine. --Jer. viii. 13. [1913 Webster]

And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds. --2 Kings iv. 89. [1913 Webster]

{Vine apple} (Bot.), a small kind of squash. --Roger Williams.

{Vine beetle} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of beetles which are injurious to the leaves or branches of the grapevine. Among the more important species are the grapevine fidia (see {Fidia}), the spotted {Pelidnota} (see {Rutilian}), the vine fleabeetle ({Graptodera chalybea}), the rose beetle (see under {Rose}), the vine weevil, and several species of {Colaspis} and {Anomala}.

{Vine borer}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of beetles whose larv[ae] bore in the wood or pith of the grapevine, especially {Sinoxylon basilare}, a small species the larva of which bores in the stems, and {Ampeloglypter sesostris}, a small reddish brown weevil (called also {vine weevil}), which produces knotlike galls on the branches. (b) A clearwing moth ({[AE]geria polistiformis}), whose larva bores in the roots of the grapevine and is often destructive.

{Vine dragon}, an old and fruitless branch of a vine. [Obs.] --Holland.

{Vine forester} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of moths belonging to {Alypia} and allied genera, whose larv[ae] feed on the leaves of the grapevine.

{Vine fretter} (Zo["o]l.), a plant louse, esp. the phylloxera that injuries the grapevine.

{Vine grub} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of insect larv[ae] that are injurious to the grapevine.

{Vine hopper} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of leaf hoppers which suck the sap of the grapevine, especially {Erythroneura vitis}. See Illust. of {Grape hopper}, under {Grape}.

{Vine inchworm} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any species of geometrid moths which feed on the leaves of the grapevine, especially {Cidaria diversilineata}.

{Vine-leaf rooer} (Zo["o]l.), a small moth ({Desmia maculalis}) whose larva makes a nest by rolling up the leaves of the grapevine. The moth is brownish black, spotted with white.

{Vine louse} (Zo["o]l.), the phylloxera.

{Vine mildew} (Bot.), a fungous growth which forms a white, delicate, cottony layer upon the leaves, young shoots, and fruit of the vine, causing brown spots upon the green parts, and finally a hardening and destruction of the vitality of the surface. The plant has been called {Oidium Tuckeri}, but is now thought to be the conidia-producing stage of an {Erysiphe}.

{Vine of Sodom} (Bot.), a plant named in the Bible (--Deut. xxxii. 32), now thought to be identical with the apple of Sodom. See {Apple of Sodom}, under {Apple}.

{Vine sawfly} (Zo["o]l.), a small black sawfiy ({Selandria vitis}) whose larva feeds upon the leaves of the grapevine. The larv[ae] stand side by side in clusters while feeding.

{Vine slug} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the vine sawfly.

{Vine sorrel} (Bot.), a climbing plant ({Cissus acida}) related to the grapevine, and having acid leaves. It is found in Florida and the West Indies.

{Vine sphinx} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of hawk moths. The larv[ae] feed on grapevine leaves.

{Vine weevil}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Vine borer} (a) above, and {Wound gall}, under {Wound}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Oidium Tuckeri — Grape Grape, n. [OF. grape, crape, bunch or cluster of grapes, F. grappe, akin to F. grappin grapnel, hook; fr. OHG. chrapfo hook, G. krapfen, akin to E. cramp. The sense seems to have come from the idea of clutching. Cf. {Agraffe}, {Cramp},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oidium Tuckeri — Oidium O*[ i]d i*um, n. [NL., dim. fr. Gr. w, o n egg.] (Bot.) A genus of minute fungi which form a floccose mass of filaments on decaying fruit, etc. Many forms once referred to this genus are now believed to be temporary conditions of fungi of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oidium (genus) — Oidium Spores of the Oidium anamorph of Microsphaera penicillata Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Oidium —   [griechisch ōiídion »kleines Ei«, zu ōíon, ōón »Ei«], fortpflanzungsfähige Dauerzellen bei manchen Pilzen, die durch Zerfall des Myzels in einzelne Zellen entstehen. Als Oidium tuckeri wird eine Lebensphase des Echten Mehltaus bezeichnet. * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Oidium — O*[ i]d i*um, n. [NL., dim. fr. Gr. w, o n egg.] (Bot.) A genus of minute fungi which form a floccose mass of filaments on decaying fruit, etc. Many forms once referred to this genus are now believed to be temporary conditions of fungi of other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oïdium — (O. Lk.), Faselpilzgattung. O. albĭcans, ein menschlicher Pflanzenparasit, so v.w. Soorpilz, s. Soor. O. aurantiăcum (rother Schimmel des Brodes), ein von Payen entdeckter mikroskopischer Pilz, aus welchem die orangerothe Masse besteht, die bei… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Oïdium — Link (Eischimmel, Faulschimmel), schimmelartige Pilze, deren Fruchthyphen an ihrer Spitze kettenförmig eine Spore (Konidie) nach der andern abschnüren, so daß die unterste der kettenförmig verbundenen, farblosen, eiförmigen oder länglichrunden,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Oïdium — Oïdĭum Link., Eischimmel, Pilzgattg., Konidienform der Perisporiazeen. O. albĭcans Rob. (Soorpilz) erzeugt auf der Zunge und Mundschleimhaut des Menschen die Aphthen oder Schwämmchen (s.d.). O. lactis Frei, Schimmelüberzug auf dem Rahm saurer… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Виноградные болезни — одна из самых распространенных грибных болезней винограда оидиум, которую грузины называют нацари , а в Бессарабии она известна под именем попилыця . В первый раз эта болезнь описана Тукером в 1847 г.; а Беркелей открыл виновника ее паразитный… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • oidio — o·ì·dio s.m. 1a. TS bot. il conidio di alcuni funghi della famiglia delle Erisifacee 1b. TS bot. → mal bianco 2a. TS bot. stadio conidiale del fungo Oidium tuckeri che, in presenza di aschi, prende il nome di Uncinula necator 2b. TS agr. malattia …   Dizionario italiano

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