Definition of Root rot

1. Noun. Disease characterized by root decay; caused by various fungi.

Generic synonyms: Plant Disease



Definition of Root rot

1. Noun. Any of several plant fungal diseases caused by having over-wet roots. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Root Rot

root of foot
root of lung
root of mesentry
root of nail
root of nose
root of penis
root of tongue
root of tooth
root out
root planing
root position
root positions
root pressure
root resection
root resorption
root rot (current term)
root rots
root sheath
root sprout
root system
root tip
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root vegetable
root vegetables
root vole
root voles
root word
root words
rootable
rootage

Literary usage of Root rot

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"Several fungi have been associated with root rot ... The root rot disease caused by Thelephora differs from that caused by Agaricus ..."

2. Annual Report by State Entomologist of Indiana (1910)
"The trouble is due to "toadstool fungi" of various sorts attack- FALLEN TREEā€”THE RESULT OF root rot. ing the roots of the tree, causing them to decay. ..."

3. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"SHEAR, CL, and MILES, GF The Control of Texas root rot of Cotton. ... In Texas and other neighboring states a serious root rot of cotton (Gossypium spp. ..."

4. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"Moreover, the mycelium of the Rhizoctonia has been unusually difficult to propagate in artificial cultures. XV. root rot OF COTTON AND ALFALFA ..."

5. Fungous Diseases of Plants, with Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"PAMMEL, LH Cotton root rot. Texas Agl. Exp. Sta. Rept. 2: 61-86. 1889. ... In Texas and other neighboring states a serious root rot of cotton (Gossypium spp ..."

6. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"The seedlings are often killed by a fungus which causes a root-rot. ... of the western larch are killed by this root-rot in northwestern United States. ..."

7. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"The seedlings are often killed by a fungus which causes a root-rot. ... of the western larch are killed by this root-rot in northwestern United States. ..."

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