cane blight


Definition of cane blight

: a disease affecting the canes of various bush fruits (as currants, where it is caused by the fungus Botryosphaeria ribis, and raspberries, where it is caused by the fungus Leptosphaeria coniothyrium)

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“Cane blight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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