Definition of Damping off fungus
1. Noun. Fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings.
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Literary usage of Damping off fungus
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1. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1899)
"... while encumbers, cress, sunflowers, etc., grown under the same conditions and in the same soil were affected witli the well known damping off fungus, ..."
2. Elementary Horticulture for California Schools: A Manual for Teachers and by Clayton F. Palmer (1910)
"DAMPING-OFF FUNGUS. This is the name of a common disease which attacks seedlings, causing them when very small and tender to rot off at the surface of the ..."
3. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"... while cucumbers, cress, sunflowers, etc., grown under the same conditions and in the same soil were affected witli the well known damping off fungus, ..."
4. Minnesota Plant Diseases by Edward Monroe Freeman (1905)
"The damping-off fungus is another amateur parasite, though it has carried a little farther its ability to kill. It is able to attack vigorously growing ..."
5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1891)
"The damping off fungus has been known for a number of years through its disastrous effects upon seedlings. The peculiarities of the disease and the approved ..."