leaf scald

noun

Definition of leaf scald

2 : a vascular disease of sugarcane caused by a bacterium (Bacterium albilineans) characterized by creamy or grayish streaking and later withering of the leaves

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“Leaf scald.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20scald. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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