rind disease


Definition of rind disease

: a disease of sugarcane formerly thought to be caused by a fungus (Melanconium sacchari) that is now known to be an accompaniment of other diseases (as red rot) and characterized by dark bluish shrunken wrinkled lesions on the stems

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“Rind disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rind%20disease. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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