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gray mold

noun
1.
a disease of plants, characterized by a gray, furry coating on the decaying parts, caused by any of several fungi.
2.
any fungus causing this disease, as Botrytis cinerea.
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Examples from the web for gray mold
  • Two leftover slices are growing little garden plots of gray mold.
  • Findings will be related to the efficacy of each yeast to control gray mold of apple.
  • Complete anatomical studies of berries surfaces and skin of selections with gray mold resistance.
  • The fungus causing gray mold can live as a saprophyte on the dead leaves and litter under the plants.
  • In prolonged rainy seasons flowers and some shoots may be blighted with the gray mold fungus.
  • The gray mold of the fungus may often be found inside or over the outside of the bud.
  • Under conditions of high humidity, these spots are accompanied by the brown-gray mold of the fungus.

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