bean blight

noun

Definition of bean blight

: a disease caused by a bacterium (Xanthomonas phaseoli) distinguished from bean anthracnose by more irregular diffuse extended and water-soaked lesions on stem, leaf pod, and seed that later become yellowish brown

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“Bean blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bean%20blight. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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