Thielaviopsis

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Thielaviopsis
Microscopic view of Thielaviopsis chlamydospores (black) and endoconidia (hyaline)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Microascales
Family: Ceratocystidaceae
Genus: Thielaviopsis
Species
Synonyms

Chalara

Thielaviopsis is a small genus of fungi in the order Microascales.[1] The genus includes several important agricultural pathogens. The most widespread is T. basicola, the causal agent in several root rot diseases of economically important crop species including cotton and a variety of vegetables. In cotton, Thielaviopsis root rot, also known as black root rot causes necrosis of the roots and stunting of the crop plants.

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