citrus anthracnose


Definition of citrus anthracnose 

: a disease of various citrus plants (as orange, lemon, and grapefruit) caused by a fungus (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) and characterized by twig blight of mature tips, leaf spots, and fruit stains, spots, or rots — compare tearstain

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