Any of several plant diseases, especially a disease of peach, plum, apricot, cherry, and related plants, characterized by wilting and browning of the flowers and leaves and rotting of the fruits.
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Brown rot — For brown rot of trees and wood see Dry rot. Brown rot ( Monilinia fructicola ) is a fungal condition that attacks stone fruit, commonly affecting peaches, pears, apples and plums. The fruit develops small brown squishy circles, which gradually… … Wikipedia
Monilinia fructicola — Symptoms of brown rot on cherries Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi … Wikipedia