brown rot


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brown rot

n.
Any of several plant diseases, especially a disease of peach, plum, and related plants caused by the fungus Monilinia fructicola, characterized by wilting of the flowers and rotting of the fruits.

brown rot

n
1. (Plant Pathology) a disease of apples, peaches, etc, caused by fungi of the genus Sclerotinia and characterized by yellowish-brown masses of spores on the plant surface
2. (Plant Pathology) decay of timber caused by the action of fungi on the cellulose
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Noun1.brown rot - any of certain fungous diseases of plants characterized by browning and decay of tissues
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
brown rot gummosis, gummosis - disease of citrus trees caused by the fungus Phytophthora citrophthora
ring disease, ring rot, tobacco wilt - disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
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Resistance of thermo-hygromechanically densified wood to colonization and degradation by brown rot fungi.
PESTS Brown rot strikes the apple Mildew shrouds the vine.
The warrant was over Algerian charges that Tepper had sold potatoes with ringrot, a bacterial disease causing brown rot in vegetables, and fabricating documents in 2007.
absence of tyloses) and a bioassay to evaluate its resistance against decay producing white and brown rot fungi.
2 Check through stored apples and pears for brown rot and remove to the dustbin.
Remove any dead or diseased wood from apples and pears, including spurs with mummified fruit from brown rot infections.
Blight, recognisable when leaves develop yellow-brown blotches and a white furry coating underneath, while tomato fruits succumb to a dry brown rot, is caused by excessive damp.
Modeling the time factor in the development of brown rot decay in pine and spruce sapwood--The effect of critical humidity and temperature conditions.
Collect fallen apples and pears affected with brown rot.
The S5 transmits light through each fruit and measures key internal parameters simultaneously--Brix, acidity, and internal condition such as brown rot and water core.
ADRIENNE SAYS: Brown rot is a fungal disease that affects most tree fruit.