Thielaviopsis

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Thielaviopsis
Thielaviopsis basicola 1.JPG
Microscopic view of Thielaviopsis chlamydospores (black) and endoconidia (hyaline)
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Thielaviopsis
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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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thielaviopsis". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 26 October 2012.