redberry disease

noun

Definition of redberry disease

: a disease of blackberries caused by a gall mite (Aceria essigi synonym Eriophyes essigi) that feeds on the young fruit and causes it to become hard and bright red

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“Redberry disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redberry%20disease. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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