spot anthracnose


Definition of spot anthracnose

: any of several plant diseases characterized by light-colored spots with tissue overgrowth forming a raised border specifically : such a disease caused by fungi of the genus Sphaceloma or its perfect stage Elsinoë

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“Spot anthracnose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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