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ROT

 
right occipitotransverse (position of the fetus).

ROT

Abbreviation for right occipitotransverse position.

rot

(rot),
To decay or putrify.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

(rŏt)
v. rotted, rotting, rots
v.intr.
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
n.
1. The process of rotting or the condition of being rotten: The rot spread quickly, rendering the bridge unsafe even for pedestrians.
2. Foot rot.
3. Any of several plant diseases characterized by the breakdown of tissue and caused by various bacteria, fungi, or oomycetes.

rot

(rot)
To decay or putrefy.
[A.S. rotian]
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Next spring, watch for signs of rotting. Ifyou notice withering of blossoms or twigs, remove them at once and spray the tree with the fungicide benomyl (also sold as benlate and tersan).
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The most important stalk rotting organisms, however, are Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goidanich, the causal organism of charcoal rot, and a number of Fusarium species, the pathogens responsible for Fusarium stalk rot (Edmunds and Zummo, 1975; Bramel-Cox et al., 1988; Wildermutch et al., 1997).
When choosing fruit or vegetables from store, sort out any rotting specimens but don't put them on the compost heap because the rot could be spread around the garden next year.
Janisiewicz is now working with a pink yeast that can keep stored pears and apples from rotting. He scraped or bruised apples and then treated them with the pink yeast.