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Sigatoka

Saltos de línea: Siga|toka
Pronunciación: /ˌsɪɡəˈtəʊkə
 
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Definición de Sigatoka en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A fungal disease of banana plants characterized by elongated spots on the leaves, which then rot completely.
Example sentences
  • The first threat is a fungal disease called black Sigatoka, which has become a global epidemic since it first appeared in Fiji in 1963.
  • Black Sigatoka, also known as black leaf streak, is common on bananas in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Among the fungal diseases most prominently found in Africa is the Sigatoka complex comprising two types: black and yellow Sigatoka.

Origen

1920s: named after a district in Fiji.

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