1A fungus of a genus which includes a number that cause wilt in plants.
- Genus Verticillium, subdivision Deuteromycotina, in particular V. albo-atrum and V. dahliae.
- ‘The Dutch have problems right now with a fungus called verticillium wilt,’ he reveals, ‘which is why I'm testing for it.’
- Occasionally it can be attacked by leafy mistletoe, verticillium wilt, fungal diseases, stem borers, scale, and some rodents.
- Samples from areas B and C revealed no P. fragariae, no P. cactorum and no verticillium wilt.
1.1 [mass noun] Wilt caused by verticillium.
- The most common diseases are verticillium wilt and phomopsis blight.
- The four most common tomato diseases are verticillium wilt, fusarium wilt, nematode infestation and tobacco mosaic virus.
- One major advantage of growing in containers is that you can keep plants free of common soilborne fungal diseases: verticillium and fusarium wilt.
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