Brown-rot



any plant disease, especially of apples, peaches, plums, and cherries, characterized by browning and decay of tissues, caused by various fungi and bacteria.
Historical Examples

The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick

noun
a disease of apples, peaches, etc, caused by fungi of the genus Sclerotinia and characterized by yellowish-brown masses of spores on the plant surface
decay of timber caused by the action of fungi on the cellulose
brown rot
Any of several plant diseases, especially a disease of peach, plum, cherry, and related plants, caused by an ascomycete fungus and characterized by wilting and browning of the flowers and leaves and rotting of the fruits.

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