leaf mottle

leaf mottle

[′lēf ‚mäd·əl]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease characterized by chlorotic mottling of the leaves; for example, caused by Verticillium dahliae in sunflower.
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Graft transmission induced severe vein yellowing and leaf mottle on the emerging shoots of cv.
The infected trees maintained under "warm" (27 to 32degC) conditions, failed to show the characteristic HLB leaf mottle, irrespective of the fact that these plants were showing such symptoms under cool conditions [17].
5###Severe###*###Irregular and asymmetric leaf mottle on 7 or more leaves
Irregular and asymmetric leaf mottle on 4 or more leaves + Zn deficiency on 6 leaves
Irregular and asymmetric leaf mottle on 4 or more leaves + Zn deficiency on 4 leaves + up to 40% leaf area reduction on visual basis
4###Moderate###*###Irregular and asymmetric leaf mottle on 5 or more leaves no other symptoms
3###Light###*###Irregular and asymmetric leaf mottle on 2 leaves + 3 leaves with Zn deficiency