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Synonyms for rot

Synonyms for rot

Synonyms for rot

a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor

(biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action

unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

break down

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According to results of Figure 1, leaves and roots of medicinal plants should be used for better production of crude extracts in big quantities, which will be used for antimicrobial activity on identified bacteria causing Irish potato soft rot.
In fences with horizontal rails jointed into the fence posts, check for rot caused by water penetrating the joints.
A well-made, free-standing compost heap should take between six to 12 months to rot down sufficiently that the compost is ready to use.
Recent germplasm releases by the ARS team have given the sunflower industry its first sources of tolerance to Sclerotinia stalk rot.
At the Potato Council's Sutton Bridge experimental unit, storage specialist Adrian Cunnington said: "A lot of the problems appear to be secondary bacterial rots triggered by small amounts of blight, blackleg or pink rot in the tubers.
A lot of times," he says, "wood begins to rot from the center--it appears to be perfectly sound on the surface, but the core is rotted.
Contract notice: Root rot of pesticides acquisition from 2014 to 2015.
Peter Fall examines the problem of dry rot, which loves the warm, wet weather.
Never put in cooked food, fish bones and raw meat - they attract vermin - while cat litter, nappies and plastic don't rot.
The plants grow very well but the fruit develops white spots, which later cause the fruit to rot.
The Dutch seed potatoes that caused Britain's first outbreak of potato ring rot had been refused permission to enter Guatemala.
DRY ROT Dry rot is a fungus that will destroy timber very quickly.
Inspectors from the Defra were visiting the farm in Bwlch, mid Wales, in a bid to prevent an outbreak of ring rot.
Deathwatch beetle damage and wet rot was found in roof timbers of the adjoining crown court buildings in Northgate Street.