epiphytology

Related to epiphytology: epizootiology

epiphytology

(ˌɛpɪfaɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Botany) the study of epiphytes
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epiphytology

the study of the character, ecology, and causes of plant diseases, as blight, which destroy a large number of susceptible plants in a large area simultaneously. — epiphytologist, n.
See also: Botany
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