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Index Blight

Blight refers to a specific sign affecting plants in response to infection by a pathogenic organism. [1]

27 relations: Alternaria, American chestnut, Apple, Bacteria, Bur oak blight, Chestnut blight, Chlorosis, Cochliobolus heterostrophus, Colletotrichum capsici, Fire blight, Fungus, Great Famine (Ireland), Leaf spot, Oomycete, Organism, Pathogen, Pear, Phenazine, Phytophthora infestans, Phytophthora nicotianae, Plant, Raspberry, Rice, Sign, Teleomorph, anamorph and holomorph, Tissue (biology), Xanthomonas oryzae.


Alternaria is a genus of ascomycete fungi.

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American chestnut

The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) is a large, monoecious deciduous tree of the beech family native to eastern North America.

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An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree (Malus pumila).

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Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.

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Bur oak blight

Bur oak blight (BOB) is a fungal disease that is relatively new to the plant pathogen landscape.

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Chestnut blight

The pathogenic fungus Cryphonectria parasitica (formerly Endothia parasitica) is a member of the Ascomycota (sac fungi) taxon.

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In botany, chlorosis is a condition in which leaves produce insufficient chlorophyll.

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Cochliobolus heterostrophus

Cochliobolus heterostrophus is a fungal plant pathogen.

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Colletotrichum capsici

Colletotrichum capsici is a plant pathogen which causes leaf blight on Chlorophytum borivilianum, basil, chickpea and pepper as well as dieback in pigeonpea and anthracnose in poinsettia.

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Fire blight

Fire blight, also written fireblight, is a contagious disease affecting apples, pears, and some other members of the family Rosaceae.

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A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.

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Great Famine (Ireland)

The Great Famine (an Gorta Mór) or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849.

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Leaf spot

Leaf spots are round blemishes found on the leaves of many species of plants, mostly caused by parasitic fungi or bacteria.

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Oomycota or oomycetes form a distinct phylogenetic lineage of fungus-like eukaryotic microorganisms.

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In biology, an organism (from Greek: ὀργανισμός, organismos) is any individual entity that exhibits the properties of life.

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In biology, a pathogen (πάθος pathos "suffering, passion" and -γενής -genēs "producer of") or a '''germ''' in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease; the term came into use in the 1880s.

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The pear is any of several tree and shrub species of genus Pyrus, in the family Rosaceae.

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Phenazine is an organic compound with the formula (C6H4)2N2.

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Phytophthora infestans

Phytophthora infestans is an oomycete or water mold, a microorganism which causes the serious potato and tomato disease known as late blight or potato blight.

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Phytophthora nicotianae

Phytophthora nicotianae or Black Shank is an oomycete belonging to the order Peronosprales and family Peronosporaceae.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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The raspberry is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the rose family, most of which are in the subgenus Idaeobatus; the name also applies to these plants themselves.

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Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

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A sign is an object, quality, event, or entity whose presence or occurrence indicates the probable presence or occurrence of something else.

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Teleomorph, anamorph and holomorph

In mycology, the terms teleomorph, anamorph, and holomorph apply to portions of the life cycles of fungi in the phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota.

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Tissue (biology)

In biology, tissue is a cellular organizational level between cells and a complete organ.

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Xanthomonas oryzae

Xanthomonas oryzae is a species of Proteobacteria.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blight

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