red stripe

noun

Definition of red stripe 

: any of several diseases of plants marked by reddish stripes or streaks: such as

a : a decay of timber caused by a pore fungus (Polyporus vaporarius) and characterized by red or brown streaks

b : a disease of sugarcane caused by a bacterium (Xanthomonas rubrilineans) and characterized by long narrow dark red streaks on the leaves of young plants and later invasion of the vascular system with occasional top rotting

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