phloem necrosis

nounPlant Pathology.
  1. a disease of the American elm caused by a mycoplasmalike organism, characterized by yellowing and necrosis of the foliage and yellowish-brown discoloration of the phloem.

Origin of phloem necrosis

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby phloem necrosis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024