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clubroot Line breaks: club|root
Pronunciation: /ˈklʌbruːt/

Definition of clubroot in English:


[mass noun]
A fungal disease of cabbages, turnips, and related plants, in which the root becomes swollen and distorted by a single large gall or groups of smaller ones.
Example sentences
  • If your soil is acidic, sprinkle in lime or wood ashes to neutralize the soil, and defend against clubroot.
  • Hydrated lime appears to be more effective in reducing the severity of clubroot than ground limestone.
  • In radishes, clubroot causes distorted swellings on the base of the bulb and along the tap root.
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