verticillium wilt
noun Etymology: New Latin Verticillium, from verticillus Date: 1916 a wilt disease of various plants that is caused by a soil-borne imperfect fungus (genus Verticillium)

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  • verticillium wilt — [vʉr΄tə sil′ē əm] n. a common plant disease caused by fungi (genus Verticillium) and characterized by yellow leaves and drooping stems …   English World dictionary

  • verticillium wilt — noun : verticilliosis * * * /verr teuh sil ee euhm/, Plant Pathol. a disease affecting many temperate climate plants in hot weather, caused by soil inhabiting fungi of the genus Verticillium and characterized by wilt, dulling or yellowing of leaf …   Useful english dictionary

  • verticillium wilt — /verr teuh sil ee euhm/, Plant Pathol. a disease affecting many temperate climate plants in hot weather, caused by soil inhabiting fungi of the genus Verticillium and characterized by wilt, dulling or yellowing of leaf color, and withering near… …   Universalium

  • Verticillium — Taxobox name = Lecanicillium = Verticillium regnum = Fungi phylum = Ascomycota Anamorphic Hypocreales classis = Incertae sedis genus = Verticillium genus authority = Nees subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text Verticillium is a genus… …   Wikipedia

  • wilt — wilt1 /wilt/, v.i. 1. to become limp and drooping, as a fading flower; wither. 2. to lose strength, vigor, assurance, etc.: to wilt after a day s hard work. v.t. 3. to cause to wilt. n. 4. the act of wilting, or the state of being wilted: a… …   Universalium

  • Verticillium dahliae — Taxobox name = Verticillium dahliae regnum = Fungi phylum = Ascomycota classis = Sordariomycetes subclassis = Hypocreomycetidae ordo = Hypocreales familia = Incertae sedis genus = Verticillium species = V. dahliae binomial = Verticillium dahliae… …   Wikipedia

  • verticillium — /vɜtəˈsɪliəm/ (say vertuh sileeuhm) noun a disease of plants caused by fungi of the genus Verticillium; wilt …   Australian English dictionary

  • wilt — I. /wɪlt / (say wilt) verb (i) 1. to become limp and drooping, as a fading flower; wither. 2. to lose strength, vigour, assurance, etc. –verb (t) 3. to cause to wilt. –noun 4. the act of wilting. 5. a spell of depression, lassitude, or dizziness …   Australian English dictionary

  • verticillium — noun Any of many fungi, of the genus Verticillium, that cause wilt in plants …   Wiktionary

  • verticillium — [ˌvə:tɪ sɪlɪəm] noun a fungus causing wilt in plants. [Genus Verticillium.] Origin mod. L., from L. verticillus whorl of a spindle …   English new terms dictionary

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