- any fungus of the genus Fusarium, occurring primarily in temperate regions and causing a variety of diseases in plants and animals, producing in humans a loss of fingernails and sometimes blindness.
Origin of fusarium
< New Latin (1832), equivalent to Latin fūs(us) spindle + -ārium -ary
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The vascular bundles of affected plants were browned as in Verticillium or Fusarium wilt and in some bacterial diseases.
Marglobe is a midseason variety, with large vine and foliage, resistant to fusarium and nailhead spot.The Tomato
The infection in the Fusarium wilt appears to come entirely from the soil.Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato
William Warner Tracy