brown spot

brown spot

[′brau̇n ‚spät]
(plant pathology)
Any fungus disease of plants, especially Indian corn, characterized by brown leaf spots.
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The next instant she alarmed Agnes, by starting to her feet with a cry of terror, and pointing to a small brown spot on one of the white panelled spaces of the carved ceiling.
But when he saw his own eyes; ah, that was the final blow --a brown spot, a gray circle and then blank whiteness!
We will hide it in a corner, and we won't touch it till we are in want.' So the little pot was placed in safety; but it was not long before the Cat had a great longing for it, and said to the Mouse, 'I wanted to tell you, little Mouse, that my cousin has a little son, white with brown spots, and she wants me to be godmother to it.
We will set it beneath the altar, and not touch it until we are really in need of it.' So the pot was placed in safety, but it was not long before the cat had a great yearning for it, and said to the mouse: 'I want to tell you something, little mouse; my cousin has brought a little son into the world, and has asked me to be godmother; he is white with brown spots, and I am to hold him over the font at the christening.
Solid to the touch--for I put out my hand and felt the rail of it--and with brown spots and smears upon the ivory, and bits of grass and moss upon the lower parts, and one rail bent awry.
His skin became mottled with large brown spots, that fearfully sullied the lustre of his native ebony, while his enormous lips gradually compressed around two rows of ivory that had hitherto been shining in his visage like pearls set in jet.
Among the different diseases brown spot, sheath blight, blast, stem rot and bacterial leaf blight are considered important in various parts of rice growing areas of the world.
This edition has been revised to include recent information and has new chapters on Asian pear scab, Elsinoe leaf and fruit spot, brown spot, Sphaeropsis rot, Phacidiopycnis rot, speck rot, Asian pear blight, apple stem grooving, stem pitting, apple fruit crinkle, and Honeycrisp leaf chlorosis.
Among the major foliar diseases in rice produced in the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, can be highlighted the blast [Pyricularia oryzae (Cooke) Saccardo], brown spot [Bipolaris oryzae (Breda Hann) Shoemaker] and scald [Gerlachia oryzae (Hashioka & Yokogi) W.
Reviva's spokesman claims that massaging in the new serum under their Brown Spot Creams can lighten age or dark spots faster - - and help improve skin texture and tone.
The farmers had only believed on resistant varieties in Philippine and Indonesia during epidemics of brown spot disease on rice in 1970s and 1980s (Patil et al., 2010).