flax wilt

noun

Definition of flax wilt

: a destructive disease of flax due to a fungus (Fusarium lini) which causes damping-off of young seedlings and wilting, yellowing, and death of older plants — compare flax-sick

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“Flax wilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flax%20wilt. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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