red rot


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red rot

[′red ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
Any of several fungus diseases of plants characterized by red patches on stems or leaves; common in sugarcane, sisal, and various evergreen and deciduous trees.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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