flavescence

noun
fla·ves·cence | \-ˈvesᵊn(t)s\
plural -s

Definition of flavescence 

: a yellowing or blanching of normally green plant parts that accompanies peach yellows, mosaic mottling, and certain other virus diseases and is due to diminution of chlorophyll

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History and Etymology for flavescence

from flavescent, after such pairs as English abstinent: abstinence

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