hemibiotroph

hemibiotroph

a pathogen (usually fungal) that has both a BIOTROPHIC and a NECROTROPHIC phase in the course of one life cycle. Examples include apple SCAB and scald of barley (Rhynchosporium secalis).
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McDonald, "Is Zymoseptoria tritici a hemibiotroph?" Fungal Genetics and Biology, vol.
fragariae, were likely to be hemibiotrophs based on intimacy of host relationship while generalists such as C.