virescence


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vi·res·cence

 (və-rĕs′əns, vī-)
n.
The state or process of becoming green, especially the abnormal development of green coloration in plant parts, such as flowers, that are normally not green.

virescence

(vɪˈrɛsəns)
n
1. (Botany) (in plants) the process of becoming green, esp by the action of disease, etc, in parts not normally green
2. the condition of being or the process of becoming green
[C19: see virescent]

vi•res•cence

(vaɪˈrɛs əns, vɪ-)

n. Bot.
the state of becoming somewhat green due to the abnormal presence of chlorophyll.
[1885–90]
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The capacity of Nephottetix virescence to infect rice seedlings with tungro.
Effect of custard apple oil and neem oil on survival of Nephotettix virescence (Homoptra: Cicadellidae) and on rice tungro virus transmission.