yellowtop

noun

Definition of yellowtop

1a : any of several goldenrods especially : early goldenrod sometimes plural but singular in construction
2 : any of several plant diseases characterized by yellowing of the upper foliage: such as
a : a disease of alfalfa of undetermined cause characterized by a pronounced yellowing of the upper portions of affected plants
b : a yellowing of alfalfa tops caused by the punctures of the potato leafhopper

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“Yellowtop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellowtop. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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