Definition of clubroot in English:

clubroot

Line breaks: club|root
Pronunciation: /ˈklʌbruːt
 
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noun

[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.
  • The fungus is Plasmodiophora brassicae, subdivision Mastigomycotina
More 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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