powdery scab

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powdery scab

[′pau̇d·ə·rē ′skab]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of potato tubers caused by Spongospora subterranea and characterized by nodular discolored lesions, which burst and expose masses of powdery fungus spores.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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