peach scab


Definition of peach scab

: a fungal disease of the peach and related plants (as cherry and plum) caused by a scab (Cladosporium carpophilum) producing freckles on the fruit and small brown spots on the leaves and twigs

called also cherry scab, plum scab

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“Peach scab.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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