clubroot
noun Date: 1846 a disease of cruciferous plants (as cabbage) caused by a slime mold (Plasmodiophora brassicae) producing swellings or distortions of the root

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  • clubroot — n. disease that affects plant roots (such as cabbages, turnips etc.) in which the root becomes swollen and deformed …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • clubroot — club•root [[t]ˈklʌbˌrut, ˌrʊt[/t]] n. ppa a disease of plants of the cabbage family characterized by swollen roots, caused by a slime mold Plasmodiophora brassicae[/ex] • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • clubroot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: club (I) + root : a common disease of cabbages and related plants caused by a slime mold (Plasmodiophora brassicae) producing swellings or distortions of the root followed often by decline in vigor or by death …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clubroot fungus — noun a fungus resembling slime mold that causes swellings or distortions of the roots of cabbages and related plants • Syn: ↑Plasmodiophora brassicae • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • Member Holonyms: ↑Plasmodiophora, ↑genus Plasmodiophora …   Useful english dictionary

  • plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …   Universalium

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