Eastern gall rust

noun

Definition of Eastern gall rust

: a disease of various hard pines (as shortleaf and scrub pine) that is caused by a rust fungus (Cronartium quercuum) and characterized by formation of globose galls on the stems

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“Eastern gall rust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eastern%20gall%20rust. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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