rugose mosaic

noun

Definition of rugose mosaic

: a highly destructive virus disease of potatoes due to the combined action of the viruses responsible for veinbanding and latent virus disease and causing dwarfed, wrinkled, and mottled leaves, stunting, and premature death — compare potato mosaic

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1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Rugose mosaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rugose%20mosaic. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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