Definition of leaf spot in English:

leaf spot

Syllabification: leaf spot


[usually with modifier]
  • Any of a large number of fungal, bacterial, or viral plant diseases that cause leaves to develop discolored spots.
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    • Anthracnose, Alternaria leaf spot and Aschochyta leaf spot all are more severe under conditions of high humidity and high temperatures.
    • Other problems that could be bothersome include mildew, leaf spot, and bacterial blight.
    • Remove and burn all leaves that show signs of rust or bacterial leaf spot.

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