white-pine blister rust


Definition of white-pine blister rust 

: a destructive disease of white pine caused by a rust fungus (Cronartium ribicola) that passes part of its complex life cycle on currant or gooseberry bushes also : this fungus

First Known Use of white-pine blister rust

1909, in the meaning defined above

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