leaf curl
noun Date: 1899 any of numerous plant diseases caused by ascomycetous fungi (genus Taphrina of the family Taphrinaceae) or viruses (especially genus Begomovirus of the family Geminiviridae) and characterized by curling of leaves; especially peach leaf curl

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  • Leaf curl — is a plant disease caused by a fungus (Taphrina deformans [ [http://www.caf.wvu.edu/kearneysville/disease descriptions/omplfcrl.html Peach leaf curl, Taphrina deformans] at West Virginia University] , genus Taphrina ) or virus (especially genus… …   Wikipedia

  • leaf curl — noun : a plant disease characterized by curling of leaves: as a. : a disease of peaches caused by a fungus (Taphrina deformans) b. : leaf roll c. : a virus disease of raspberries called also raspberry curl …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf curl — /ˈlif kɜl/ (say leef kerl) noun → curl (def. 15) …   Australian English dictionary

  • leaf curl — noun A plant disease, caused by certain fungi or viruses, characterized by curling of leaves …   Wiktionary

  • Cotton leaf curl virus — (CLCuV) Virus classification Group: II: The ssDNA Viruses Family: Geminiviridae Genus: Begomovirus …   Wikipedia

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  • Beet leaf curl virus — Taxobox color=violet name = Beet leaf curl virus (BCLV) virus group = V: ( ) sense RNA Viruses familia = Rhabdoviridae genus = Nucleorhabdovirus species = Beet leaf curl virus synonyms = beet leaf crinkle virus beta virus 3 Rübenkr usel Virus… …   Wikipedia

  • Tomato yellow leaf curl virus — Taxobox color=violet name = Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) virus group = ii familia = Geminiviridae genus = Begomovirus species = Tomato yellow leaf curl virus synonyms = tomato leaf curl virusTomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is a… …   Wikipedia

  • peach leaf curl — noun : leaf curl a * * * peach leaf curl, a fungous disease of peach trees that causes the leaves to curl …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus — Virus des feuilles jaunes en cuillère de la tomate Le virus des feuilles jaunes en cuillère de la tomate (Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus) est un phytovirus du genre Begomovirus (famille des Geminiviridae) responsable d une des principales maladies …   Wikipédia en Français

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