A viral disease of potatoes characterized by curved lesions inside the tubers and rings or lesions on the leaves.
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- Once growers have encountered spraing in a particular field, it will prove difficult to eradicate.
- Free-living nematodes are well known as the vectors of the tobacco rattle virus, causing spraing.
- Early data indicates that Markies has a good resistance to spraing caused by tobacco rattle virus, transmitted by free living nematodes.
early 16th century (originally Scots, denoting a brightly coloured stripe): apparently of Scandinavian origin; compare with Norwegian sprang 'lace, fringe'.