Leaf rot | Article about leaf rot by The Free Dictionary
leaf rot[′lēf ‚rät]
Any plant disease characterized by breakdown of leaf tissues; for example, caused by Pellicularia koleroga in coffee.
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While polythene bags placed over pots or trays of cuttings are sometimes recommended to create a damp atmosphere, take great care to ensure that condensation drips don't fall on to the cuttings and set up fungal leaf rots