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cucumber mosaic

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Definition of CUCUMBER MOSAIC

:  a plant disease especially of cucumbers that is caused by a single-stranded RNA virus (species Cucumber mosaic virus of the genus Cucumovirus, family Bromoviridae) and is transmitted chiefly by an aphid and produces mottled foliage and often pale warty fruits
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First Known Use of CUCUMBER MOSAIC

1916

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