Definition of Sclerotia

1. Noun. (plural of sclerotium) ¹

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Definition of Sclerotia

1. sclerotium [n] - See also: sclerotium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclerotia

sclerosing solutions
sclerosing therapy
sclerosis corii
sclerosis cutanea
sclerosis of white matter
sclerotia (current term)

Literary usage of Sclerotia

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... which the protoplasm creeps forth unaltered when temperature, nutrition and moisture are again favorable. The sclerotia are similar in nature to the ..."

2. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"... which forms sclerotia that may reach a length of 3 cm. in exceptional cases. These sclerotia are obtained readily in culture tubes with ..."

3. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"The mode of origin, as described by Shaw, of the sclerotia of the first, ... In culture the sclerotia of the fig fungus develop from dense masses of short ..."

4. Manual of Fruit Diseases by Lexemuel Ray Hesler, Herbert Hice Whetzel (1917)
"By midsummer the rhizomorphs form new sclerotia on or near the uppermost buds, ... The rule seems to be that sclerotia develop in greatest abundance on the ..."

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