mottle-leaf

mottle-leaf

[′mäd·əl‚lēf]
(plant pathology)
A virus disease characterized by chlorotic mottling and wrinkling of leaves.
A zinc-deficiency disease characterized by partial chlorosis of the leaves and stunting of the plant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.