ring rot


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ring rot

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(Agriculture) a virulent bacterial disease of potatoes occurring in the vascular ring of the potato tuber. Also called: potato ring rot
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Noun1.ring rot - disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
brown rot - any of certain fungous diseases of plants characterized by browning and decay of tissues
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The order was made after outbreaks of ring rot on Polish potato farms.
For ring rot sets out the requirements for inventory in Council Directive 93/85 / EEC on the control of potato ring rot, and in the annexes to the directive sets out the methods to be used in the analysis of this pest.
Lebanon's potato produce was removed from the EU import blacklist after we submitted a complete dossier, which proved [that Lebanon's potato produce] is clear from brown rot, ring rot and stone pest diseases," Hajj Hasan said, adding that "the dossier also proved pesticide and herbicide residues are within internationally accepted limits and standards.
Burhans prefaces his lively account of the chip's invention (dated to 1853 in Saratoga Springs, NY) with a consideration of the never-guaranteed perfect potato; ring rot, sunscald, vascular browning, late blight, and tuber rot are among "can't use" conditions.
2m when an outbreak of potato ring rot was found on their farm in Brecon in 2003.
The potato ring rot found in seed supplies at John Morgan's farm at Bwlch near Brecon in November 2003 was not his fault.
Phellinus pini Thore Lloyd, the causal agent of red ring rot, is one of the major decay fungi affecting many wood products.
The subject for our debate seemed to be the more obscure plant diseases: they were in the middle of an in-depth discussion on ring rot and floppy cucumber syndrome.
The investigation into an outbreak of potato ring rot at a Herefordshire farm last month has revealed that the contaminated stock originated in the Netherlands.
The threat of a devastating outbreak of potato ring rot has been contained, according to government officials.
As if the drought and heat damage weren't enough, the country may be harboring Ring Rot disease, just about the worst thing that can happen to potato farmers.
The bacterium c lavibacter michiganensis sepedonicus, which causes ring rot, has been confirmed in a sample of potatoes produced from Dutch seed potatoes at a farm in mid Wales.