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a disease of cereals and other grasses, characterized by a dense, cottony growth that covers the affected parts as the snow melts in the spring, caused by any of several fungi of the genera
Calonectria, Fusarium, Pythium,
any fungus causing this disease.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Rake the thatch that harbors
out of the lawn, then spray turf with a fungicide, such as benomyl.
In addition, the sturdy wheat also fought off two other costly diseases--flag smut and
There was a lot of
damage caused by this year's heavy snowfall.
fungus becomes active under snow cover in turf.
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