boll rot

boll rot

[′bōl ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
A fungus rot of cotton bolls caused by Glomerella gossypii and Xanthomonas malvacearum.
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However, a high incidence of boll rot was generally observed in Test 3 regardless of treatment (no data collected).
During the fall harvest, however, rainy weather led to widespread boll rot.