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blossom-end rot

[blos-uh m end] /ˈblɒs əm ˌɛnd/
noun, Plant Pathology
1.
a disease of tomato and pepper caused by a deficiency of calcium, characterized by decay at the blossom end of the fruit.
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  • blossom-end rot can be avoided by mulching your plants and providing sufficient irrigation.
  • Adequate calcium decreases the potential of blossom-end rot.

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