near wilt

noun

Definition of near wilt

: a disease of peas caused by a fungus (Fusarium oxysporum pisi) and differing from true wilt in that it is found only on scattered plants, develops more slowly, and causes brick red rather than orange coloration

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“Near wilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/near%20wilt. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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