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Classification of Family Pythiaceae in Fungi

Genus- Pythium


Zoosporangia globose to oval, terminal or intercalary and zoosporesare developed by forming a vesicle

Zoosporangia hyaline lemon shaped and sporangium germinated by germ tube or by zoospores but never form vesicle.

E.g.Damping off vegetables-Pythium debaryamum

E.g. Late blight of potato-Phytophthora infestans.

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