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tristeza

[trih-stey-zuh] /trɪˈsteɪ zə/
noun, Plant Pathology
1.
a disease of certain citrus trees, characterized by yellowed leaves, wilting, and root destruction, caused by a virus.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < American Spanish: literally, sadness < Latin trīstitia
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  • Citrus tristeza virus is a virus which infects citrus.
  • Sampling strategy for detection of citrus tristeza virus.

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