dry bark

noun

Definition of dry bark 

: a phase of shell bark of citrus in which the oustanding symptoms are yellowing and some defoliation, loss of vigor, and death of tissues nearly down to the cambium of trunk and large branches with checking but little or no shelling of the bark

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