citrus blast

noun

Definition of citrus blast

: a disease of citrus trees caused by a bacterium (Pseudomonas syringae) and characterized by a drying out and browning of leaves and twigs and a black pitting of the fruit

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“Citrus blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citrus%20blast. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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