sooty stripe

noun

Definition of sooty stripe

: a disease of sorghums caused by a fungus (Ramulispora sorghi) and characterized by elongate elliptical lesions which become sooty black as the sclerotia of the fungus develop

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“Sooty stripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sooty%20stripe. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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