Definition of black rot in English:

black rot

Syllabification: black rot

noun

  • A disease of fruits and vegetables caused by bacteria or fungi, producing blackening, rotting, and shriveling.
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    • Climatic conditions are conducive to the development of several major grape diseases, including: black rot, downy mildew and powdery mildew.
    • It is important to remember that powdery mildew can be a serious problem during growing seasons when it is too dry for most other diseases, such as black rot or downy mildew, to develop.
    • A site that provides for maximum air drainage which promotes faster drying of foliage can substantially reduce the risk of black rot and downy mildew.

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