strawberry leaf spot

noun
variants: or strawberry leaf blight or less commonly strawberry rust

Definition of strawberry leaf spot

: a disease of the strawberry plant caused by a parasitic fungus (Mycosphaerella fragariae) and characterized especially by the tan to white more or less circular spots with a usually clear cut margin — compare leaf scorch sense b

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“Strawberry leaf spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strawberry%20leaf%20spot. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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