stem-end rot

noun
variants: or stem-end decay

Definition of stem-end rot

: 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

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“Stem-end rot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stem-end%20rot. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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