brown rot
noun Date: 1863 a disease of stone fruits (as peaches) caused by a fungus (genus Monilinia and especially M. fructicola)

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  • brown rot — n. a disease of some fruits, caused by a fungus (Monilinia fructicola) and marked by blight, rotting, etc …   English World dictionary

  • brown rot — noun any of certain fungous diseases of plants characterized by browning and decay of tissues • Hypernyms: ↑plant disease • Hyponyms: ↑brown rot gummosis, ↑gummosis, ↑ring rot, ↑ring disease, ↑tobacco wilt * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brown rot — For brown rot of trees and wood see Dry rot. Brown rot ( Monilinia fructicola ) is a fungal condition that attacks stone fruit, commonly affecting peaches, pears, apples and plums. The fruit develops small brown squishy circles, which gradually… …   Wikipedia

  • brown rot — /braʊn ˈrɒt/ (say brown rot) noun a disease, as of apples, peaches, plums, etc., caused by fungi of the genus Sclerotinia …   Australian English dictionary

  • brown rot — Plant Pathol. any plant disease, esp. of apples, peaches, plums, and cherries, characterized by browning and decay of tissues, caused by various fungi and bacteria. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • brown rot — noun 1》 a fungal disease producing discoloration and shrivelling of apples, pears, and other fruit. 2》 a fungal disease resulting in the softening and cracking of timber …   English new terms dictionary

  • brown rot gummosis — noun disease of citrus trees caused by the fungus Phytophthora citrophthora • Syn: ↑gummosis • Hypernyms: ↑brown rot * * * noun see brown rot 1b …   Useful english dictionary

  • american brown rot — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : brown rot of stone and pome fruits caused by a fungus (Sclerotinia fructicola) …   Useful english dictionary

  • red-brown rot — noun : a fungous decay of conifers and various deciduous plants caused by a pore fungus (Fomes pinicola) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rot-Weiß Oberhausen — Voller Name SC Rot Weiß Oberhausen Rheinland e. V. Gegründet 18. Dezember 1904 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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