bud rot

noun

: a plant disease or symptom of disease involving decay of the buds: such as
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: a disease of carnations caused by an imperfect fungus (Sporotrichum poae) that is carried by mites and produces a rotting of the petals while yet in the bud

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“Bud rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bud%20rot. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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