stem-end browningnoun (1)
Definition of stem-end browning
(Entry 1 of 2)
: a storage disease of potatoes of undetermined cause characterized by brownish or black discoloration at the stem end of the tuber
stem-end rotnoun (2)
variants: or stem-end decay
Definition of stem-end rot (Entry 2 of 2)
: any of various rots (such as decay of citrus fruits caused by fungi of the genera Diplodia, Dothiorella, and Phomopsis) starting at the point of attachment to the plant
showing great care, attention, and effort
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