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Phytophthora MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phytophthora
Tree Number(s)
B01.750.580.715
Unique ID
D010838
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010838
Scope Note
A genus of destructive parasitic OOMYCETES in the family Peronosporaceae, order Peronosporales, affecting numerous fruit, vegetable, and other crops. Differentiation of zoospores usually takes place in the sporangium and no vesicle is formed. It was previously considered a fungus.
Entry Term(s)
Phytophthora cinnamomi
Phytophthora parasitica
Phytophthora ramorum
Phytophthora sojae
Registry Number
txid4783
Related Numbers
txid164328
txid4785
txid4792
txid67593
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MASTIGOMYCOTINA 1986-90; was see under PHYCOMYCETES 1975-85
History Note
91(75); was see under MASTIGOMYCOTINA 1986-90; was see under PHYCOMYCETES 1975-85
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Phytophthora Preferred
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