genus Phytophthora


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Synonyms for genus Phytophthora

destructive parasitic fungi causing brown rot in plants

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The genus Phytophthora includes, besides the species that attacks potatoes, one that has alarmed the West Coast with sudden oak death (SN: 8/5/00, p.
Though most reports call it a new and yet-unnamed fungal species in the genus Phytophthora (fy-tof-thor-a), it isn't--quite.