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early blight

noun, Plant Pathology
1.
a disease of plants characterized by leaf spotting, defoliation, and stunted growth, caused by any of several fungi, as Alternaria solani or Cercospora apii.
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Examples for early blight
  • One clone from this population combined resistance to foliar and tuber late blight and early blight.
  • It is moderately susceptible to early blight, has intermediate resistance to common scab and has some tolerance to powdery scab.
  • It is moderately susceptible to early blight, has intermediate resistance to common scab, and has some tolerance to powdery scab.
  • PA provides a centralized site for screening late blight, early blight, and powdery scab resistance.
  • Inheritance of resistance to early blight disease in a diploid potato population.
  • early blight severity decreased as the distance between the rotated locations increased.

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