spring dwarf

noun

Definition of spring dwarf

: a disease of strawberry plants caused by an eelworm (Aphelenchoides fragariae) and characterized by twisting, stiffness, and glossiness of the leaves and shortening of the petioles especially of the central leaves during the early part of the growing season

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“Spring dwarf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20dwarf. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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