hard rot

noun

: any of several plant diseases characterized by lesions with hard surfaces and rotted tissue
especially : a disease of the gladiolus caused by a fungus (Septoria gladioli) that produces lesions on both leaves and corms

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“Hard rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard%20rot. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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