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TermDefinition
fasciationa symptom characterized by fusing (and flattening) of such plant organs as stems.
fertile (stems)capable of producing fruit and seed.
flagthe loss of rigidity and drooping of leaves and tender shoots preceding the wilting of a plant.
flaggingthe loss of rigidity and drooping of leaves and tender shoots preceding the wilting of a plant.
flockedcovered with white cottony material so as appear like snow.
frasssolid larval insect excrement.
fruiting bodiescomplex fungal structures containing spores.
fungalreferring to a group of saprophytic and/or parasitic organisms that lack chlorophyll and conductive tissues, and often produce spores. Includes molds, rusts, mushrooms, smuts, mildews, and yeasts.
fungisaprophytic and/or parasitic organisms that lack chlorophyll and conductive tissues, and often produce spores. Includes molds, rusts, mushrooms, smuts, mildews, and yeasts.
fungusa saprophytic and/or parasitic organism that lacks chlorophyll and conductive tissues, and often produces spores. Includes molds, rusts, mushrooms, smuts, mildews, and yeasts.