foot rot

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contagious degenerative infection of the feet of hoofed animals (especially cattle and sheep)

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plant disease in which the stem or trunk rots at the base

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Table 1: Resistance of cucumber plants to Fusarium foot rot induced by supplying Si in different concentrations.
The incidence of sheath blight attack on paddy fields remained up to 20 per cent, while incidence of foot rot disease was found to be as high of 40 per cent.
Foot rot occurs when bacteria found in soil or manure invade the foot through a break in the skin (usually between the toes or at the heel).
At another photocall in the Gloucestershire countryside, the student became a shepherd as he checked ewes and their lambs to make sure they were free from an infection known as foot rot.
Some sheep were barely able to stand and others had foot rot, raising fears that diseased meat could get into the food chain.
Soldiers on desert exercise on Oman last year suffered foot rot after their boots melted in 55C heat.
In 2001 the pounds 90m Operation Swift Sword - an exercise in Oman involving 22,500 troops - saw Army issue boots melting in the heat, leaving troops with foot rot more often associated with World War l trenches.
Foot rot or "trench feet" from constant exposure in water logged trenches created a major problem.
The product also is approved in some countries for the treatment of urinary tract infections in dogs and foot rot in cattle.
Foot rot and scald are infectious bacterial diseases easily spread from animal to animal.
Eduardo Casas, a geneticist in the Genetics and Breeding Research Unit at the time of the study, and former ARS scientist Gary Snowder discovered a quantitative trait locus (QTL), or location, on bovine chromosome 20 that is associated with pinkeye, foot rot, and bovine respiratory disease.
Many of the areas planted were wet and inaccessible - areas where sheep had been picking up liver fluke and foot rot.