Definition of Onion smut

1. Noun. Smut fungus causing blackish blisters on scales and leaves of onions; especially destructive to seedlings.

Exact synonyms: Urocystis Cepulae
Generic synonyms: Smut, Smut Fungus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onion Smut

onion bodies
onion bread
onion bulb neuropathy
onion dome
onion domes
onion louse
onion mildew
onion plant
onion ring
onion rings
onion roll
onion salt
onion skinning
onion smut (current term)
onion stem
onion straw
onion straws
onion thrips
onion yellow-dwarf virus
onion yellow dwarf
onioned
onionier
onioniest
onioning
onionless
onionlike
onions
onionskin

Literary usage of Onion smut

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1. Fungous Diseases of Plants, with Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"Entyloma Ranunculi (Bon.) Schrot.1 is found upon various species of Ranunculaceae. The life history of this form has been carefully studied. X. onion smut ..."

2. Diseases of Field and Garden Crops by Worthington George Smith (1884)
"CHAPTER XL onion smut. ... IN 1879 a disease of onions appeared in France, known as the "American onion smut," Urocystis ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"(No abstract furnished.) 2. ' Experiments with Lime and Solutions of Formaldehyde in the Prevention of onion smut ' : AD SELBT. onion smut, Urocystis ..."

4. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"If necessary to spray late in the season, the last treatment should be with ammoniacal copper carbonate solution. ONION Smut ..."

5. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"onion smut AND CLUB-ROOT OF CABBAGE. onion smut is distinctively prevalent about Chillicothe in certain of the fields devoted to growing onion sets. ..."

6. Garden Farming by Lee Cleveland Corbett (1913)
"Spraying with standard Bordeaux mixture to which 2 ounces of resin whale-oil soap have been added will also be found a good preventive. onion smut ..."

7. Annual Report: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Oregon State by Oregon State Horticultural Society (1922)
"Considerable demonstration work has been done on the onion smut but not a great deal on the onion maggot. They are nearly the same but the smut comes first, ..."

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