Meaning of BOTTOM ROT in English


1. : a disease of lettuce caused by a fungus ( Corticium solani ) that first rots the lower leaves and then spreads upward

2. : a decay of the basal portion of a tree trunk by any of various pore fungi (as Polyporus schweinitzii )

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