green-ear disease

noun

Definition of green-ear disease

: a disease of pearl millet and other grasses in which part or all of the head becomes leafy from attacks of a downy mildew (Sclerospora graminicola)

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“Green-ear disease.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green-ear%20disease. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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