soft rot


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soft rot

[′sȯft ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
A mushy, watery, or slimy disintegration of plant parts caused by either fungi or bacteria.
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Diseased plants were defined as those showing at least one stem with blackleg or blackleg associated symptoms (soft rot, wilting, internal and external darkening on stems), excluding non-emergence.
This shows that the enzyme cloned from the model soft rot phytopathogen Pectobacterium wasabiae SCC3193 has resistance to trypsin to a certain extent, and no resistance to pepsin.
The second group is Carotovora consisting of causative agents of soft rot and black leg diseases.
The role of pectinase enzyme in the development of soft rot caused by Pseudomonas fluorescens in the purple variety of onions (Allium cepa).
Keywords: Chinese cabbage; Soft rot; aiiA; Coat protein-mediated resistance; Pollen-tube pathway
Based on the severity of the soft rot symptoms produced in the potato slices, a scale was developed to qualify the effect of B.
Potato tuber soft rot and blackleg are caused by the bacteria Pectobacterium atrosepticum (Pa), P.
Among the fungi the soft rot fungi, Trichoderma have been shown to be efficient producer of xylan degrading enzyme activity [20].
Growth studies of Pseudomonas fluorescens implicated in soft rot of purple variety of Onions in Southern Nigeria.
White rot, soft rot, and termites were prevalent at the Innisfail site.
If potatoes are stored wet and conditions are warm, a soft rot of the surrounding tissue may ensue, and extensive decay of the entire tuber may occur in extreme cases.
The severity and type of damage lowering the internal quality of log (i.e., color defects and/or decay) were classified into 5 grades: 1 = no damage (no visible color defects or decay); 2 = color defect in pith with a diameter <20 mm (slight color change); 3 = hard rot in pith with a diameter <20 mm (clear color change, usually as a result of chemical reaction or preliminary stage of decay); 4 = hard rot (the wood material dark but still hard, a condition caused by an infection related to a decaying fungus); 5 = soft rot (wood material is dark and soft, and wears away when scratched) (see Schatz et al.