banana freckle

banana freckle

[bə′nan·ə ‚frek·əl]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of the banana caused by Macrophoma musae, producing brown or black spots on the fruit and leaves.
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The Australian Banana Growers Council (ABGC) has thanked Territorians for their efforts in protecting the national and local industry from the devastating impacts of Banana Freckle.
Students at The Essington School were among 41,500 front line defenders across Northern Territory Red Zones who helped us in the fight against Banana Freckle, Minister Westra van Holthe said.
The National Banana Freckle Eradication Program is Australia s largest ever plant pest eradication response.