cob rot


Definition of cob rot

: a disease of corn due to a fungus (Nigrospora sphaerica) of the family Dematiaceae that causes yellowish basal rot and shredding of the ear

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cob entry 3 (corncob)

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“Cob rot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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