brown stem rot

noun

: a disease of soybeans caused by a fungus (Cephalosporium gregatum) and characterized by a marked yellowing followed by browning and withering of the leaves that is due to a brownish internal rot of the stem

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“Brown stem rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20stem%20rot. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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