Definition of Genus Verticillium

1. Noun. Genus of imperfect fungi having conidia borne singly at the apex of whorled branchlets; cause wilt diseases.

Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Moniliales, Order Moniliales
Member holonyms: Verticillium

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Verticillium

genus Vanda
genus Vanellus
genus Vanessa
genus Vangueria
genus Vanilla
genus Varanus
genus Vedalia
genus Velociraptor
genus Venus
genus Veratrum
genus Verbascum
genus Verbena
genus Verbesina
genus Vernonia
genus Veronica
genus Verticillium (current term)
genus Vesicaria
genus Vespa
genus Vespertilio
genus Vespula
genus Vibrio
genus Viburnum
genus Vicia
genus Vicugna
genus Vidua
genus Vigna
genus Viminaria
genus Vinca
genus Vincetoxicum
genus Viola

Literary usage of Genus Verticillium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"The wilt of maples is due to an unnamed fungus of the genus Verticillium. Closely related species cause a similar disease, usually confined to the roots, ..."

2. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1902)
"... and in Law Tunnel, Dundee, have of late been attacked by a serious disease which on examination proved to belong to the form-genus Verticillium. ..."

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