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''Genus species: Phytopthora''
''Genus species: Phytopthora''

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Domain: Eukaryota

Phylum: Oomycota

Class: Oomycetes

Order: Peronosporale

Family: Pythiaceae


Genus species: Phytopthora

Alternate name(s) of this species: Phytophthora blight

Description and Significance

Describe the appearance, habitat, etc. of the organism, and why you think it is important.

Life Cycle, Cell Structure, Metabolism

Interesting features of the life cycle, spores produced, reproductive features; how it gains energy; what important molecules it produces.

Genome Structure

Describe the size and content of the genome. How many chromosomes? Other interesting features? What is known about its sequence?

Ecology and Pathogenesis

Habitat; symbiosis; environmental or industrial relevance; contributions to environment.
If relevant, how does this organism cause disease? Human, animal, plant hosts? Virulence factors, as well as host symptoms.


[Sample reference] Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.


Page authored by Chansorena Pok, student of Dr. Marc Orbach, University of Arizona .