California blight

noun

Definition of California blight

: a fungal disease of peaches, apricots, plums, and cherries caused by an imperfect fungus (Coryneum carpophilum) and producing shot holes, pustular spots on the leaf and fruit, cankers, and bud and twig blight

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“California blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/California%20blight. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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