currant leaf spot

noun

: any of three fungal diseases of the currant:
a
: an angular leaf spot caused by an imperfect fungus (Cercospora angulata)
b
: an anthracnose characterized by small brownish or black spots and caused by a discomycete (Pseudopeziza ribis)
c
: a grayish-centered leaf spot caused by an ascomycetous fungus (Mycosphaerella grossulariae)

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“Currant leaf spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/currant%20leaf%20spot. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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