Definition of fungal in English:

fungal

adjective

  • Of or caused by a fungus or fungi.

    ‘fungal diseases such as mildew’
    • ‘One to two days after fungal mycelia reached the plant stem, all leaves were collected for RNA extractions.’
    • ‘The species of fungus and number of fungal species isolated seemed to affect the risk of death.’
    • ‘Also, lime addition, by increasing pH, has been shown to stimulate mycorrhizal fungal abundance.’
    • ‘Apple scab is a fungal disease that causes black splotches on leaves and fruit.’
    • ‘If plum trees are pruned at the wrong time of year, they are often attacked by silver leaf, a serious fungal disease.’
    • ‘This is rarer and is usually caused by weeds such as nettles and docks, late flowering plants and fungal spores.’
    • ‘It should have been under cover from the end of November, but hopefully the leaf curl fungal spores aren't active yet.’
    • ‘Some authors suggest that the plant defence response plays a role in its control over the development of the fungal symbionts.’
    • ‘This reduction in total germination percentage was accompanied by a higher rate of fungal growth in primed seeds.’
    • ‘Rice blast is a fungal disease which is currently the leading cause of rice loss.’
    • ‘Check stored bulbs and corms for frost damage, fungal disease and attacks by rodents.’
    • ‘There are reports of exposure to fungal elicitors leading to extracellular alkalization in plant cell cultures.’
    • ‘Samples of plants in the field were found to be suffering from another fungal disease, Rhizoctonia.’
    • ‘By contrast, the fungal cells of the sheath and the Hartig net were less susceptible to freezing artefacts.’
    • ‘It is clear that the subtleties of plant and fungal sphingolipid desaturation are only starting to be unravelled.’
    • ‘This spray will also help control other fungal diseases such as shot hole and brown rot.’
    • ‘Check stored bulbs and corms for fungal diseases and damage by rodents.’
    • ‘Beetle grazing can induce resistance against fungal infections in Rumex obtusifolius.’
    • ‘Uvitex 2B stain is an optical brightener that specifically binds to the chitin of fungal cell walls.’
    • ‘Starch disappeared prior to actual fungal penetration of the tubercles.’

Pronunciation:

fungal

/ˈfəNGɡəl/