buckeye rot


Definition of buckeye rot

  1. :  a fungal rot of tomato fruit caused by a phycomycete (Phytophthora parasitica) that causes a gray-green or brown discoloration usually with darker zonate bands at the blossom end of the fruit

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Origin and Etymology of buckeye rot

1buck + eye; from the resemblance of the rotten spot to a buck's eye

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