russetting

russetting

(ˈrʌsɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) obsolete a boot or a piece of russet clothing
2. obsolete a peasant
3. (Plants) a russet apple
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Russetting - where skin goes slightly brown and speckled - is normal.
Powdery mildew can be a problem that leads to dieback of twigs and fruit russetting. All of these disease pathogens are fungi and can be controlled with a fungicide.
Highly aromatic with a distinctive sweet-tart flavor, this medium-sized, acab-resistant fruit has brown russetting over a gresnish-gold background.