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leaf curl

noun

Definition of leaf curl

  1. :  any of numerous plant diseases caused by ascomycetous fungi (genus Taphrina of the family Taphrinaceae) or viruses (especially genus Begomovirus of the family Geminiviridae) and characterized by curling of leaves; especially :  peach leaf curl



1899

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1899


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