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leaf scald

noun, Plant Pathology
1.
a bacterial disease of sugarcane, characterized by irregular, bleached streaks on the leaves and defoliation and caused especially by Bacterium albilineans.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Rate visual presence of disease such as rust, leaf scald, and other leaf diseases during course of growing season.

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