a disease of plants, characterized by galls or knots on the roots and stunted growth, caused by any of several nematodes of the genus Meloidogyne.
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How to use root knot in a sentence
On light, sandy soils a fairly good crop may be made, but on such soils, wilt and root-knot are dangerous foes.Agriculture for Beginners | Charles William Burkett
Scientific definitions for root knot
A disease of plants characterized by protuberant swellings on the roots caused by infestation with nematodes.
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