Definition of Rhizoctonia

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Medical Definition of Rhizoctonia

1. A deuteromycetous fungal genus, order agonomycetales, that is an important plant pathogen affecting potatoes and other plants. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhizoctonia

rhizine
rhizines
rhizo-
rhizobacteria
rhizobacterium
rhizobia
rhizobiaceae
rhizobial
rhizobium
rhizobium leguminosarum
rhizobium meliloti
rhizocarpous
rhizocephala
rhizoctinia
rhizoctinia disease
rhizoctonia (current term)
rhizoctonias
rhizodermis
rhizodont
rhizodonts
rhizogan
rhizogen
rhizogens
rhizoid
rhizoidal
rhizoids
rhizolite
rhizoma
rhizomania
rhizomata

Literary usage of Rhizoctonia

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1. The Sugar-beet in America by Franklin Stewart Harris (1919)
"rhizoctonia. The group of fungi called rhizoctonia by De Candolle seems to be ... The beet rhizoctonia has gone under the name rhizoctonia betae Kuhn, ..."

2. The Sugar-beet in America by Franklin Stewart Harris (1919)
"rhizoctonia. The group of fungi called rhizoctonia by De Candolle seems to be ... The beet rhizoctonia has gone under the name rhizoctonia betae Kuhn, ..."

3. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"A rhizoctonia OF THE FIG J. M ATZ WITH PLATE II AND THREE FIGURES if* THE TEXT A fungus possessing characteristics common to rhizoctonia was observed to ..."

4. Forest Tree Seed: For Germplasm Conservationby J. R. Sutherland, Marlene Diekmann, P. Berjak by J. R. Sutherland, Marlene Diekmann, P. Berjak (2002)
"7.5 Isolating rhizoctonia species Fungi in the genus rhizoctonia are well known, ... (1990) cite 10 incidences of rhizoctonia on tree seeds, ..."

5. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"It is only within the past four years that there has been found associated with the sterile mycelial form (the rhizoctonia) this perfect stage, ..."

6. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"It would seem probable, however, that we may look upon some of the rather diverse forms of rhizoctonia as truly sterile stages of the Corticium mentioned. ..."

7. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"It is only within the past four years that there has been found associated with the sterile mycelial form (the rhizoctonia) this perfect stage, ..."

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