Phoma

Phoma

(fō'mă),
A genus of rapidly growing fungi that are common laboratory contaminants and common plant pathogens; rare cause of infection in immunosuppressed patients.
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Phoma

A genus of aeroallergenic fungi of the family Deuteromycetes, which may induce a specific form of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (shower-curtain disease).
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devonianum exhibited antagonistic effects against more than one pathogenic microorganism out of which Phoma showed greatest inhibitory activity against E.
gloeosporiodies (Glomerella cingulata), Pestalotia mangiferae, Phoma sp., Scleratium (Corticium) rolfsii, Rhizoctonia solani, Diplodia sp.
As well as being far more susceptible to lodging, they're also at very much greater risk from phoma and light leaf spot than more open crops.
Thirty nine patients (78%) had Hodgkin's ly- mphoma Mixed Cellula- rity (8 females and 31 males), 7 patients (14%) had Hodgkin's lymphoma nodular sclerosis type (3 fe- males and 4 males), 3 (6%) had Hodgkin's lymphoma Lymphocyte predominant (males) and only one (2%) case was of Hodgkin's lym- phoma lymphocyte deple- tion (male) type.
(Ecol, Flora, Periconia, Phoma, Pyrenochaeta, Xanthoriicola, Vi).
Penicillium and Aspergillus were represented by 11 and 8 species, respectively, followed by Cladosporium (3), Emericella (2), Acremonium, Chaetomium, Cunninghamella, Curvularia, Eurotium, Fusarium, Lasiodiplodia, Monilia, Paecilomyces, Phoma, Tilachlidium and Trichoderma (1) (Figure 1).
The culture grew out a thick fungal plaque that turned out to be Phoma complex, an aggregate of soil fungi that normally affect celery, beets, tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers.
The first stage of Joanna's research will concentrate on the Blackleg pathogen, quicldy followed by four other pathogens, fusarium spp (dry rot), pythium (watery rot), phytophthora erythroseptica (pink rot) and phoma foveta (gangrene).
One area of interest is resistance to disease, particularly Phoma medicaginis, a fungal disease of leaves.