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foot rot

n.
A degenerative bacterial infection of the feet in certain hoofed animals, especially cattle or sheep, often resulting in loss of the hoof.

foot rot

A slang term for TINEA (epidermophytosis) of the feet (tinea pedis).
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Evaluation of biocontrol agents against foot rot of finger millet caused by Sclerotium rolfsii, under in vitro conditions.
The development of adventitious roots from lower nodes of stem has been reported from India and the disease was described as foot rot (Thomas, 1931).
Goats are likely to show different symptoms of foot rot when infected with the same bacteria.
Keywords: Foot rot disease; Morphological characterization; Disease incidence; Nested-PCR; Phytophthora capsici
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).
Finch is resistant to strawbreaker foot rot [caused by Tapesia yallundae Wallwork & Spooner = Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides (Fron) Deighton] and carries the Pch1 gene for resistance derived from Aegilops ventricosa Tausch.
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.