red stele


Definition of red stele

: a fatal root-rotting disease of strawberries caused by a fungus (Phytophthora fragariae) and characterized by dwarfing and sudden wilting of the plants and by reddening of the steles of affected roots

called also red core

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“Red stele.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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