olive knot

olive knot

[′äl·əv ‚nät]
(plant pathology)
A bacterial disease of the olive caused by Pseudomonas sevastonoi and characterized by excrescences on the foliage and branches, and sometimes on the trunk. Also known as olive tubercle.
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There is a verticillium wilt, and a bacterial disease known as olive knot that could be suspects, as well as a few others.
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