fusicoccin

noun fu·si·coc·cin \ˌfyüsə̇ˈkäksə̇n\

Definition of fusicoccin

plural

-s

  1. :  a diterpenoid glucoside produced by a pathogenic fungus of the genus Fusicoccum (F. amygdali) that causes wilting of peach and almond leaves

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Origin and Etymology of fusicoccin

New Latin Fusicoccum (genus name of Fusicoccum amygdali) + English -in


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