phloem necrosis

noun

Definition of phloem necrosis

: a pathological state in a plant characterized by brown discoloration and disintegration of the phloem especially : elm yellows

First Known Use of phloem necrosis

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Phloem necrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phloem%20necrosis. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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