Definition of chocolate spot in English:

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chocolate spot

noun

[mass noun]
A fungal disease affecting field and broad beans, characterized by dark brown spots on all parts of the plant.
  • This is caused by the fungus Botrytis fabae, subdivision Deuteromycotina (or Ascomycotina).
Example sentences
  • Folicur is recommended for chocolate spot and rust.
  • The focus here is on chocolate spot of Vicia beans caused by both B. fabae and B. cinerea.
  • The chocolate spot pathogen causes small, circular brown spots of dead tissue on the leaves.

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