charcoal rot


a disease of plants, especially sorghum, corn, etc., characterized by basal stem lesions and a black discoloration and dry rot of the internal tissues at the base of the stem and upper roots, caused by a fungus, Macrophomina phaseoli.

Nearby words

  1. charchemish,
  2. charco,
  3. charcoal,
  4. charcoal burner,
  5. charcoal grey,
  6. charcoal-burner,
  7. charcot,
  8. charcot's disease,
  9. charcot's joint,
  10. charcot's syndrome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019