black measles


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black measles

[¦blak ′mē·zəlz]
(medicine)
(plant pathology)
A disease of California grapevines of uncertain etiology; characterized by black spotting of the skin of the fruit, browning and dropping of the leaves, and dying back of the canes from the tip.
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