Black-rot



any of several diseases of fruits and vegetables, characterized by black discoloration and decay of affected parts, caused by fungi, as Guignardia bidwellii, or bacteria, as Xanthomonas campestris.
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The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick
The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick
Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick
The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick
Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick
The Grapes of New York U. P. Hedrick

noun
any of various plant diseases of fruits and vegetables, producing blackening, rotting, and shrivelling and caused by bacteria (including Xanthomonas campestris) and fungi (such as Physalospora malorum)

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