black end

black end

[′blak ‚end]
(plant pathology)
A disease of the pear marked by blackening of the epidermis and flesh in the region of the calyx; believed to be a result of a disturbed water relation.
A fungus disease of the banana caused by several species, especially Gloesporium musarum, characterized by discoloration of the stem of the fruit.
References in classic literature ?
Angus Baird was lying on his own floor, dead, with his gray hairs glued together by his blood; near him a poker with the black end glistening; in a corner his desk, ransacked, littered.
They are fashioned of hard-burned little bricks, red, with black ends, so that the walls look like a chess-board upon a great scale.
Both the east of Suez fundamentals and the black end of the barrel (representing sour crudes) are still largely ignored by Western futures markets.
Al Nour should learn a lesson from the black end of the Brotherhood.
S Pipe 10 Mm Nb Seamless Heavy Plain Black End In 06 Mtrs Length Tolerance Plus/Minus 150 Mm To Specn.
DME's Oman crude, a sour grade, represents the black end of the global barrel and its valuation - while Brent and WTI cover the barrel's white end.
It can be used on vertical or horizontal protruding rebar by simply placing the black end of the safety cap onto the end of the bar.
The vehicle will be finished in Frozen Black and feature dark chrome on the kidney grille, adaptive LED headlights, and a new exhaust system with black end pipes.
However, there's a black end to the month as Kenny Shiels's Kilmarnock register their first league victory at Celtic Park since 1955 with a 2-0 success against the Hoops.
Woodman can be tough as well as tender, and his voice skillfully fills listeners with suspense as the tale unfolds in flashbacks from its homey beginning to the stunningly black end.
The barrel shaped tableware items come in a blue, green, black end white colorway.
On Bartlett pears, calcium sprays reduced black end or hard end abnormalities by more than 50 percent.