black kernel

noun
variants: or black kernel disease

Definition of black kernel

: a disease of rice caused by a fungus (Curvularia lunata) and characterized by a dark discoloration of the kernels

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“Black kernel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20kernel. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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