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black rot

n.
Any of several fungal or bacterial plant diseases resulting in dark brown to black discoloration and decay of affected plant parts.

black rot

n
(Plant Pathology) any of various plant diseases of fruits and vegetables, producing blackening, rotting, and shrivelling and caused by bacteria (including Xanthomonas campestris) and fungi (such as Physalospora malorum)

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n.
any of various fungal or bacterial diseases of plants characterized by black discoloration and decay.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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Noun1.black rot - a fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetablesblack rot - a fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetables
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Specifically, the diseases of oranges (Citrus sinensis) include green-rot by Penicillium digitatum, blue-rot by Penicillium italicum especially at refrigeration temperatures, sour-rot by Geotrichum citri-aurantii, anthracnose by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, stem-end rots by Diplodia natalensis and Phomopsis citri, and stem-end black rot by Alternaria citri (ISMAIL; ZHANG 2004).
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In Tabay, it was common to observe a violet pigmentation on the basal portion of dying canes (Figure 3), while the roots and the crown of the dead plants showed black rot symptoms.
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The fungal disease black rot strikes occasionally in wet conditions.