leaf blight


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leaf blight

[′lēf ‚blīt]
(plant pathology)
Any of various blight diseases which cause browning, death, and falling of the leaves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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