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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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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).
560 bp further confirmed that the causal agent f foot rot disease of black pepper in Sarawak was P.
Table 1: Resistance of cucumber plants to Fusarium foot rot induced by supplying Si in different concentrations.
Adding to their misery, two new diseases called 'sheath blight' and 'foot rot' attacked the rice and wheat crops.
Several bacteria can cause foot rot, but the most common culprit is Fuso-bacterium necrophorum.
We're going on holiday to Majorca for a couple of weeks but by then I will have foot rot and be hermetically sealed into a wetsuit.
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.
Then catching sight of his feet he said: "Look, no foot rot. Half the people in the jungle have foot rot but look at me."
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.
Foot rot or "trench feet" from constant exposure in water logged trenches created a major problem.