early blight

noun

Definition of early blight

: any of several blights of plants in which symptoms appear early in the season: such as
a : a leaf spot especially of the potato and tomato that is caused by a fungus (Alternaria solani) — compare late blight
b : a leaf spot of celery caused by a fungus (Cercospora apii) — see celery blight

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“Early blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/early%20blight. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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