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fungal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
fungalfun‧gal /ˈfʌŋɡəl/ adjective 🔊 🔊 HBPconnected with or caused by a fungus 🔊 a fungal infection
Examples from the Corpus
fungalThese are, however, even inserted at positions identical to those of corresponding fungal and liverwort intervening sequences.Sections were examined by light microscopy for bacterial, protozoal, fungal, and viral enteric pathogens.Other forms of fungal decay of timber in buildings are relatively unimportant because they are not able to spread to sound wood.The fungal disease affects wheat, durum wheat and triticale, a hybrid of wheat and rye.A: Perhaps your grapes are suffering from black rot, a fungal disease.Spraying is necessary, particularly against fungal diseases, to have a decent harvest of nice-looking fruit every year.Some plants already possess genetic resistance to attacks by insect pests while others resist certain fungal diseases.Histoplasmosis is caused by fungal spores that are usually inhaled.
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