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

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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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Also, brown rot in the vascular ring is visible if the tuber is sliced in half, which renders the crop unfit for human consumption.There is no effective chemical treatment for the disease.
They are produced in a region which is free from brown rot and ring rot, a type of quarantine disease which causes the rotting of tubers.
Changes have been proposed to the seed potato Safe Haven assurance scheme which would mean brown rot and epitrix would be covered on top of the existing ring rot and dickeya pathogens.
(If the weather is cold and cloudy during this late ripening, brown rot may occur.)
El-Fallal and Moussa (5) reported that eight basidiomyces, including Cyathus stercoreus, were tested to antagonize Ralstonia solanacearum (causal agent of brown rot disease of potato) in vitro.
As tedious as it might be, it is always best to collect and remove the fallen apples as rotting apples may result in canker or brown rot (Monilinia fruitigena) - a widespread fungal disease.
Kim, "Micromorphological characteristics of bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) fibers degraded by a brown rot fungus (Gloeophyllum trabeum)," Journal of Wood Science, vol.
For this study, we chose to assess the mechanisms of lignocellulose-degrading "brown rot" fungi, a current research focus due to their carbohydrate-selective extraction pathways and their consolidation of oxidative pretreatments with enzymatic saccharification, two steps that remain separate in industrial processing [8].
Diehl, "Short-read sequencing for genomic analysis of the brown rot fungus Fibroporia radiculosa," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
Some farmers have been upbeat during the current season, which opened on Oct 1, about a healthy mix of rain and sun but flooding in June and July and heavy rains in the following months have spread disease, including brown rot and black pod disease, according to exporters.
Fruit with white pustules are indicative of fungus (brown rot) so remove from tree and windfalls from the ground.