Karnal Bunt

Business / Agriculture / Karnal Bunt: A fungus disease of wheat that reduces yields and causes an unpalatable but harmless flavor in flour milled from infected kernels. Appearance of the disease in the United States in early 1996 resulted in the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service implementing an emergency quarantine, inspection, and certification program for wheat moving out of the infested areas, along with regulations on sanitizing machinery and storage facilities. Many foreign countries have a zero tolerance for karnal bunt in import shipments.

Sacrifice Bunt

Entertainment / Baseball / Sacrifice Bunt: A bunt intended to advance runners at the expense of the batter being put out. The hitless plate appearance is not counted towards a player's batting average. MORE

Karnal Bunt

Business / Agriculture / Karnal Bunt: A fungus disease of wheat that reduces yields and causes an unpalatable but harmless flavor in flour milled from infected kernels. Appearance of the disease in the United States in early 1996 resulted MORE

Bunt

Entertainment / Baseball / Bunt: Short hit that is executed by letting the ball hit the bat (not swinging). Used to surprise the fielders or to advance a runner. MORE

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