phloem necrosis

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phloem necrosis

noun

Definition of PHLOEM NECROSIS

:  a pathological state in a plant characterized by brown discoloration and disintegration of the phloem; especially :  a fatal disease of the American elm caused by a phytoplasma transmitted by a leafhopper (Scaphoideus luteolus)

First Known Use of PHLOEM NECROSIS

1923

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