blossom-end rot

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blossom-end rot

[blos-uhm end]
noun Plant Pathology.
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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