dwarf disease

dwarf disease

[′dwȯrf di‚zēz]
(plant pathology)
A virus disease marked by the inhibition of fruit production; common in plum trees.
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Among viral diseases the major problem becoming aggravated by day in Pakistan is Barley Yellow Dwarf Disease (BYDD) caused by Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV).
AD: Alfalfa Dwarf Disease; ALS: Almond Leaf Scorch; CLS: Coffee Leaf Scorch; CVC: Citrus Variegated Chlorosis; PD: Pierce's Disease of grapevine; PPD: Phony Peach Disease.