pink disease


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pink disease

[′pink di‚sēz]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of the bark of rubber, cacao, citrus, coffee, and other trees caused by Corticium salmonicolor and characterized by a pink covering of hyphae on the stems and branches.
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Additionally, the search for new pineapple genotypes that are more resistant to pink disease could greatly reduce the economic impact of this disease in pineapple market.
Pink disease of pineapple fruit caused by strains of acetic acid bacteria.
Studies on Pantoea citrea, the causal agent of pink disease of pineapple.
Identification and characterization of a Pantoea citrea gene encoding glucose dehydrogenase that is essential for causing pink disease of pineapple.