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leaf roll

noun, Plant Pathology
1.
a viral disease of plants, especially potatoes, characterized by upward rolling of the leaflets, chlorosis, stunting, and necrosis of the phloem.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples for leaf roll
  • First report of new variant of cherry leaf roll virus in potato.
  • The photo doesn't show a leaf roll, which should be present for a larva of this size.

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