bird's-eye spot

noun

: a disease of plants characterized by round dark spots with lighter surrounding tissue suggesting the appearance of a bird's eye: such as
a
: a disease of tea leaves caused by a fungus (Cercospora theae)
b
: a leaf spot of the Hevea rubber tree caused by a fungus (Helminthosporium heveae)

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“Bird's-eye spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bird%27s-eye%20spot. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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