bottom rot


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Noun1.bottom rot - fungous disease of lettuce that first rots lower leaves and spreads upward
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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To deter weeds, conserve moisture, and prevent bottom rot on crops like melons, Bud covers beds before planting with perforated black polyethylene.