winter sunscald

noun

Definition of winter sunscald

: sunscald of woody plants occurring in winter and caused by freezing of areas of bark and the underlying tissues especially on the sun-exposed side which is exposed to wide daily temperature variation

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“Winter sunscald.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winter%20sunscald. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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