Cobb's disease

Cobb's disease

[′käbz di‚zēz]
(plant pathology)
A bacterial disease of sugarcane caused by Xanthomonas vascularum and characterized by a slime in the vascular bundles, dwarfing, streaking of leaves, and decay. Also known as sugarcane gummosis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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