plural -es
: a science that deals with character, ecology, and causes of outbreak of plant diseases especially of epiphytotic nature
: the sum of the factors controlling the presence or absence of a disease or pathogen of plants
aspects of epiphytology and control of tomato fruit rot

Word History


epiphytotic + -ology

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“Epiphytology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiphytology. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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