root rot


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root rot

n.
Any of several plant diseases caused by oomycetes or fungi and characterized by rotting of the roots and often by yellowing or wilting of the leaves.
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Noun1.root rot - disease characterized by root decay; caused by various fungi
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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Complex nature of disease due to root rot fungi and root-knot nematode cause huge losses to cotton.
The most common diseases caused by these pathogens are charcoal rot (damping off), dry root rot, wilt, leaf blight and ashy stem blight.
In the present study, the effectiveness of silver nanoparticles on seed germination of wheat, growth parameters, and control of root rot disease caused by Fusarium culmorum were examined.
Orchids need very little water - just a teaspoon or so a week - or they risk waterlogging and root rot.
Survey and research work declared that most important fungus among these is Phytophthora root rot, but in wet soils, other fungi may exacerbate injury to already damaged roots.
Damage caused by root rot (Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands) to avocado trees (Persea americana Miller) includes wilting, leaf loss, reduced size of fruits that also are more easily exposed to sunburn, and death of roots and branches, with negative impact on production and orchard longevity (BEZUIDENHOUT et al.
David Appel, professor of plant pathology and Texas A&M AgriLife extension specialist, told Wines & Vines that cotton root rot has replaced Pierce's disease as the major disease of concern in the Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast viticultural regions.
Root rot infections are usually limited to just 20% to 30% of a field.
Yang, working with Texas A&M AgriLife scientists, began evaluating whether aerial imagery could spot specific problem sites in cotton fields when, a few years ago, growers started using a new fungicide for cotton root rot control.
sprinkler) irrigation as oaks are susceptible to root rot.
The yield of vegetables is reducing gradually every year due to the soil-borne and root rot pathogens.