Verticillium dahliae

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Verticillium dahliae
Verticillium dahliae.jpg
Symptoms of verticillium wilt on sunflower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Verticillium
Species: V. dahliae
Binomial name
Verticillium dahliae
Kleb., (1913)
Synonyms

Verticillium albo-atrum var. chlamydosporale
Verticillium albo-atrum var. dahliae
Verticillium albo-atrum var. medium
Verticillium dahliae f. chlamydosporale
Verticillium dahliae f. medium
Verticillium ovatum
Verticillium tracheiphilum

Verticillium dahliae is a fungal plant pathogen. It causes verticillium wilt in many plant species, causing leaves to curl and discolor. It may cause death in some plants.

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