Definition of cucumber mosaic in English:

cucumber mosaic

Syllabification: cu·cum·ber mo·sa·ic

noun

A viral disease affecting plants of the gourd family, spread by beetles and aphids and causing mottling and stunting.
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  • They are vulnerable to a disease spread by aphids called cucumber mosaic virus, which can cause the plants to turn brown and die.
  • Both stages can carry bacterial wilt or cucumber mosaic virus, diseases that will quickly kill the plant.
  • They are blamed with spreading bacterial wilt and cucumber mosaic.

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