leaf curl

noun
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of leaf curl

: any of numerous plant diseases caused by ascomycetous fungi (genus Taphrina of the family Taphrinaceae) or viruses (especially genus Begomovirus of the family Geminiviridae) and characterized by curling of leaves; especially : peach leaf curl

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