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Rots

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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Abstract

A rot is a decay, a decomposition or disintegration of plant tissue. It may be a hard dry decay or a soft and squashy one. It may affect root or rhizome, stem, tree trunk, blossom or fruit. Some rots also affect leaves, but diseases that are primarily of foliage are more often designated leaf spots or blights. Rots caused by bacteria are discussed under Bacterial Diseases.

Keywords

Leaf Spot Root Crown Oriental Fruit Moth Blossom Blight Conidial Stage 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe BiologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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