brown root disease
Definition of brown root disease
: a disease of numerous plants (such as cacao, coconut, tea, or rubber) throughout the eastern tropics caused by a fungus (Hymenochaete noxia) and characterized by defoliation and incrustation of the roots with masses of earth and stones held together by brownish fungal threads
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