Boll rot is an important fungal disease that has been affecting which one of the following crops?

Boll rot is an important fungal disease that has been affecting which one of the following crops?
[A]Maize
[B]Cotton
[C]Paddy
[D]Wheat

Cotton
Boll rot is one of the major diseases of cotton crop. It is a complex disease caused by several fungal pathogens. Initially, the disease appears as small brown or black dots which later enlarge to cover the entire bolls. Infection spreads to inner tissues and rotting of seeds and lint occur. The bolls never burst open and fall off and prematurely.

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