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ring rot

noun, Plant Pathology.
1.
a disease of potatoes, characterized by wilted foliage and rotting of the ring of vascular bundles in the tubers, caused by a bacterium, Corynebacterium sepedonicum.
Origin of ring rot
1900-1905
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for ring rot

ring rot

noun
1.
a virulent bacterial disease of potatoes occurring in the vascular ring of the potato tuber Also called potato ring rot
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