peach leaf curl
noun Date: 1888 leaf curl of the peach that is caused by a fungus (Taphrina deformans)

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  • Taphrina — is fungal genus within the Ascomycota that causes leaf and catkin curl diseases and witch s brooms of certain flowering plants. One of the more commonly observed species causes peach leaf curl. Taphrina typically grow as yeasts during one phase… …   Wikipedia

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