Definition of Peronospora tabacina
1. Noun. Fungus causing a serious disease in tobacco plants characterized by bluish-grey mildew on undersides of leaves.
Group relationships: Genus Peronospora, Peronospora
Generic synonyms: Downy Mildew, False Mildew
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peronospora Tabacina
Literary usage of Peronospora tabacina
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1. Flue-Cured Tobacco: The Complete Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... This disease is caused by an airborne fungus (Peronospora tabacina) and caused widespread losses in North Carolina's tobacco crops during 1979 and 1980. ..."