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A disease of seedlings that is caused by fungi or oomycetes and results in wilting and death.
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(Plant Pathology) any of various diseases of plants, esp the collapse and death of seedlings caused by the parasitic fungus Pythium debaryanum and related fungi in conditions of excessive moisture
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