heartrot


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heartrot

[′härt‚rät]
(plant pathology)
A rot involving disintegration of the heartwood of a tree.
A fungus disease of beets and rutabagas caused by Mycosphaerella tabifica which results in decay of the central tissues of the plant.
A boron-deficiency disease of sugarbeets that causes rot.
A fatal disease of palms associated with a trypanosomatid flagellate Phytomonas. Also known as cedros wilt; marchitez sorpresiva.