Definition of Clubroot

1. Noun. A common disease of cabbages, radishes, turnips(,) and other plants of the ''Cruciferae'', caused by ''Plasmodiophora brassicae'', in which galls form on latent roots, rendering them clublike. ¹



2. Noun. A root thus affected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clubroot

1. a plant disease [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clubroot

clubland
clublands
clubless
clublike
clubmaker
clubmakers
clubman
clubmate
clubmates
clubmen
clubmoss
clubmoss family
clubmosses
clubroom
clubrooms
clubroot (current term)
clubroot fungus
clubroots
clubrush
clubs
clubwear
clubwoman
clubwomen
cluck
clucked
clucketh
cluckier
cluckiest
clucking
cluckings

Literary usage of Clubroot

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1. Garden Farming by Lee Cleveland Corbett (1913)
"Young plants from a seed bed severely affected by clubroot are shown in ... Cabbage seedlings affected with clubroot Harvesting and marketing the farm crop. ..."

2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Where clubroot has appeared once, Cruciferous crops should not be grown for ... The remedies mentioned above under clubroot are on the whole the safest and ..."

3. Forage Crops for Soiling, Silage, Hay and Pasture by Edward Burnett Voorhees (1917)
"iii destroying the fungus that causes clubroot. After the lime is harrowed in or before liming, it may be advisable to apply part of the fertilizers. ..."

4. Fruits and Vegetables Under Glass: Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Figs, Grapes by William Turner (1912)
"Where clubroot is troublesome, the soil may be sterilized; but when Tomatoes are affected either by blight or clubroot, it is useless to waste any time on ..."

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