bitter rot


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bitter rot

[′bid·ər ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of apples, grapes, and other fruit caused by Glomerella cingulata.
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The good news is that bitter rot is manageable with fungicides and cultural practices.
It's better to be prepared and prevent bitter rot before it has a chance to cause problems in the orchard and ruin a profitable harvest.