cotton wilt

noun

Definition of cotton wilt

  1. 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. 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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