HyperDic: plant_disease

English > 1 sense of the expression plant disease:
NOUNstateplant diseasea disease that affects plants
English > plant disease: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA disease that affects plants.
NarrowerDutch elm diseasedisease of elms caused by a fungus
black knotdisease of plum and cherry trees characterized by black excrescences on the branches
black rotA fungous disease causing darkening and decay of the leaves of fruits and vegetables
black spotAny of several fungous diseases of plants that produce small black spots on the plant
blackheartAny of various diseases in which the central tissues blacken
blightAny plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
bottom rotfungous disease of lettuce that first rots lower leaves and spreads upward
brown rotAny of certain fungous diseases of plants characterized by browning and decay of tissues
cankerA fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark
cotton ballA fungus disease of cranberries
crown gallA bacterial disease of plants (especially pome and stone fruits and grapes and roses) which forms excrescences on the stem near the ground
crown wartA fungous disease of alfalfa which forms white excrescences at the base of the stem
damping offA plant disease caused by a fungus
diebackA disease of plants characterized by the gradual dying of the young / young shoots starting at the tips and progressing to the larger branches
dry rotA crumbling and drying of timber or bulbs or potatoes or fruit caused by a fungus
ergotA plant disease caused by the ergot fungus
foot rotplant disease in which the stem or trunk rots at the base
gummosispathological production of gummy exudates in citrus and various stone-fruit trees
heartrotAny plant disease in which the central part of a plant rots (especially in trees)
leaf diseaseAny plant disease localized in the foliage
mosaicviral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves
pink diseaseserious bark disease of many tropical crop trees (coffee, citrus, rubber)
pinkrootA fungal disease of onions
potato wartfungous disease causing dark warty spongy excrescences in the eyes of potato tubers
rhizoctinia diseasedisease caused by rhizoctinia or fungi of Pellicularia and Corticium
root rotdisease characterized by root decay
rustA plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems
sclerotium disease, sclerotium rotplant disease cause by fungi of the genus Sclerotium
scorchA plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues
smutdestructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores
soft rotmushy or slimy decay of plants caused by bacteria or fungi
sweet-potato ring rotdisease of sweet potatoes in which roots are girdled by rings of dry rot
wilt, wilt diseaseAny plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling
yellow dwarfAny of several virus diseases of plants characterized by stunting and yellowing of the leaves
yellow spotAny of several fungous or viral diseases characterized by yellow spotting on the leaves
BroaderdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Spanishpatología vegetal
Catalanfitopatologia, patologia vegetal

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