California blight


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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