Definition of Peronospora
1. Noun. Genus of destructive downy mildews.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Peronosporaceae, Peronosporaceae
Member holonyms: Blue Mold Fungus, Peronospora Tabacina, Onion Mildew, Peronospora Destructor, Peronospora Hyoscyami, Tobacco Mildew
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peronospora
Literary usage of Peronospora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of Field and Garden Crops by Worthington George Smith (1884)
"The general habit of the different members of the genus peronospora is to grow within the leaves and stems, and send their fruiting branches through the ..."
2. Fungous Diseases of Plants, with Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"peronospora: OTHER SPECIES peronospora sparsa Berk, ... peronospora effusa (Grev.) Rabh. develops during moist weather a destructive disease of spinach ..."
3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1889)
"(1) Ow the Fungus causing the onion disease peronospora ... By AE SHIPLEY, BA The onion disease of the Bermudas is caused by a fungus peronospora ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1890)
"This summer has been a very dry one, and during a very dry time peronospora Euphorbiae was collected in quantity on Euphorbia ..."
5. Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its by Powys-land Club (1879)
"THE GENUS peronospora. (TO WHICH THE POTATO DISEASE BELONGS) AND ITS ALLIES. ... THE order in which the genus peronospora occurs (in which also the potato ..."
6. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1875)
"B. (peronospora) destructor. Fertile filaments grey, erect, scarcely septate ; branches alternate, the last forked, hooked, ..."