Scientists discovered a new phytopathogenic fungus species in Kerala, named ‘Paramyrothecium indicum.’ Most Paramyrothecium are phytopathogens, causing serious plant diseases that impact crop productivity.
Paramyrothecium leaf spots are a type of fungal disease affecting various plants.
Some produce bio-herbicidal metabolites, potentially used for weed control.
Fungi, one of the six biological kingdoms, are eukaryotic organisms with diverse roles, including decomposition, plant diseases, and human skin ailments.
They are crucial in industrial processes like bread and beer making.
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has selected Sue Redfern as the first female neutral umpire for a bilateral series. She has been named for the upcoming ICC Women’s Championship and T20I matches between Australia and South Africa.
Redfearn has played for England and has experience of officiating in several World Cups.