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black spot

[′blak ‚spät]
(plant pathology)
Any bacterial or fungal disease of plants characterized by black spots on a plant part.
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The task force will handle these cases in phases and accord priority to 15 black spots that have an area of 3,000 sq m or more.
New Delhi (India), July 11 (ANI) Expressing concern over the road accidents,Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that the government would spend Rs 14,000 crores on identifying "black spots" on national highway to reduce the accidents.
The sources said status of fog point (point to point) is being conveyed well in time through electronic and print media (TV channels and FM) for convenience and safety of road users, black-spots are properly monitored and covered to avoid any attempt of robbery/dacoity on highways while special anti-crime squads are being deployed at crime black spots in order to avert any attempt of crime.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has rejected the American Institute's Food and Drug Authority (FDA) report about black spot disease and an increased amount of arsenic in chicken being sold in Punjab.
The Northern Corridor Report, which the agency released on Tuesday, noted an increase from 2013 when 166 black spots were identified.
Islamabad -- The National Highways and Motorways Police have identified 126 'Black Spots' on the Motorways and National Highways.
The Head of Planning, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions(VSS), Kiran Reddy, at the media parley said that approximately illegal 5000 dumpsites also known as black spots were found during a baseline study of the state.
Hence, it is very necessary to investigate the accident-prone location, black spots, prior to the deployment of emergency resources.
There are numerous sharp bends, trading centres with no pedestrian crossings, market centres where hawkers literally encroach onto the road, black spots, sections of highways with vegetation limiting motorists' vision.
We are now getting black spots on the ceiling which are getting worse.
Black spots are appearing on the ceiling of our windowless bathroom.