Rot

Rot or rotting may refer to:

  • Decomposition, the process by which organic matter breaks down
    • Dry rot and wet rot in wood
  • Rot-proof, a process to protect materials from decomposition
Technology
  • Bit rot, the gradual electronic decay of storage media and software
  • Disk rot, the physical decay of optical disks such as CDs due to chemical or electrical damage
  • Software rot, a form of bit rot
  • Link rot, in which hyperlinks on web pages become broken over time
  • ROT13, a simple substitution cipher in cryptography
Places
  • Rot (Danube), a river in Upper Swabia, Germany
    • Rot an der Rot, a village on the Rot river
    • Sankt Leon-Rot, a municipality in Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Rot, Sweden, a village in the Älvdalen Municipality, Sweden
Other uses
  • Rot (mathematics), a vector operator in mathematics (an abbreviation of rotation)
  • Rotting (album), an album by the Brazilian metal band Sarcofago
  • TAROM, a Romanian airline, ICAO code ROT

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Laminated Root Rot
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Laminated Root Rot - Symptoms and Signs
... Laminated root rot mainly attacks Douglas fir, Mountain hemlock, Western hemlock, Grand fir, and Pacific silver fir ... root forming “root balls.” Laminated root rot is frequently detected during ground surveying when canopy openings and standing dead and fallen trees are observed ... Signs of Laminated root rot are the red fungal hairs between sheets of decomposing wood and also the buff colored mycelia on the outside of the roots ...

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