brown rot definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a few plant conditions, especially an ailment of peach, plum, apricot, cherry, and relevant plants, described as wilting and browning regarding the flowers and leaves and rotting associated with fruits.
    • A fungal disease of stone fruit like peaches and nectarines, due to the fungus Monilinia fructicola
    • some of particular fungous conditions of plants characterized by browning and decay of areas
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