cotton wilt

noun

Definition of cotton wilt

1 : a disease of cotton caused by the growth of a fungus (Fusarium vasinfectum) in the water-conducting vessels and characterized by wilting, yellowing, blighting, and death
2 : a blight of cotton caused by a fungus (Verticillium albo-atrum) and characterized by pale yellow mottled areas on the leaves

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“Cotton wilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cotton%20wilt. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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