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Synchytriaceae

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Synchytriaceae is a chytrid fungus family in the division Chytridiomycota. The family was described by German mycologist Joseph Schröter in 1892. The type genus, Synchytrium, contains about 200 species of fungi that are parasitic on flowering plants, ferns, mosses, and algae. Synchytrium endobioticum causes potato wart disease, an economically important disease of cultivated potato.[1]

References

  1. ^ Obidiegwu JE, Flath K, Gebhardt C (2014). "Managing potato wart: a review of present research status and future perspective". Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127 (4): 763–80. doi:10.1007/s00122-014-2268-0. PMC 3964305. PMID 24504551.

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Synchytriaceae: Brief Summary

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Synchytriaceae is a chytrid fungus family in the division Chytridiomycota. The family was described by German mycologist Joseph Schröter in 1892. The type genus, Synchytrium, contains about 200 species of fungi that are parasitic on flowering plants, ferns, mosses, and algae. Synchytrium endobioticum causes potato wart disease, an economically important disease of cultivated potato.

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