Plant death due to senescence is caused by aging and is the final stage of the physiological process.
If the stem is mushy or brittle, check the roots for the same conditions. The roots, too, should be pliable but firm. If both the stems and roots are brittle or mushy, the plant is dead and you will simply need to start over.
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