Definition of Genus Plasmodiophora
1. Noun. Type genus of Plasmodiophoraceae comprising minute plant parasitic fungi similar to and sometimes included among the slime molds.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Plasmodiophoraceae, Plasmodiophoraceae
Member holonyms: Clubroot Fungus, Plasmodiophora Brassicae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plasmodiophora
Literary usage of Genus Plasmodiophora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... the peculiar structures described would most likely decide at once that they must belong, or be at least closely related, to the genus Plasmodiophora. ..."
2. Text-book of the Diseases of Trees by Robert Hartig (1894)
"... excrescences of the roots of alders to a Myxomycete belonging to the Fio.g.-Excrescence genus Plasmodiophora. which he calls Plasmo- on a root of the ..."
3. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The genus Plasmodiophora comprises possibly three species found in Europe and America. They are parasites in the parenchyma cells of the cortex of the roots ..."