mildew


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mildew

[AS. mildeaw]
Lay term for a discoloration or superficial coating on various materials caused by the growth of fungi. It occurs in damp conditions.

mildew

  1. a plant disease caused by a fungus.
  2. any fungus, such as Erysiphe, that causes cereal mildew.
  3. a fungus in the mycelial state, growing over a substrate without obvious fruiting bodies.
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For the top coat, buy water-based paint formulated to resist growth of mildew and algae.
PS - An ancient nontoxic way to control mildew is to spray the affected foliage with bicarbonate of soda.
This imaging of living samples and increase in efficiency means we can rate the individual leaf disks several times or use different strains of powdery mildew spores to test each one of the individual samples.
Downy mildew, according to the UK's Royal Horticultural Society, is a disease that affects the foliage of ornamental and edible plants.
Field experiments were conducted to identify resistant sources against powdery mildew. Available genotypes were screened under field condition at the department of Plant Pathology, University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga during kharifand rabi 2015.
The present study aimed to investigate the damage caused by downy mildew infection under the components of the soybean yield in Brazil and to determine the damage coefficient equation via the disease gradient.
"If you need to remove moss, mold, mildew or algae from an outdoor surface, I highly recommend 'Wet and Forget Outdoors,'" said Mark Donovan.
coli O157:H7 may team up with the downy mildew pathogen, which invades leaf cells when plants are wet, breaking down the leaf tissue and eventually creating chlorotic (yellowing) and necrotic, dead spots.
It's back to the same condition as before, covered with black sooty mildew that gets tracked into the house.
This coating can be used to paint over and kill existing surface mold, mildew, and odor-causing bacteria.