brown spot


brown spot
Plant Pathol.
a disease of many plants, characterized by irregular, brownish lesions on the fruit and foliage and by stem cankers, caused by any of several fungi, as Ceratophorum setosum or Cephalosporium apii.

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Universalium. 2010.

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