spur blight


Definition of spur blight

: a disease of raspberries caused by a fungus (Didymella applanata) that kills the fruit spurs and causes dark reddish or purple spots on the canes where the leaves arise and eventually browning and graying of the canes

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“Spur blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spur%20blight. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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