pink rot[′piŋk ‚rät]
A fungus disease of potato tubers caused by Phytophtora erythroseptica and characterized by wet rot and pink color of the cut surfaces of the tuber upon exposure to air.
A rot disease of apples caused by the fungus Tricothecium roseum.
A watery soft rot of celery caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum.
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