pink disease


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Noun1.pink disease - serious bark disease of many tropical crop trees (coffee, citrus, rubber); branches have a covering of pink hyphae
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
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Pink disease is an important global threat to pineapple production, especially for the fruit industry.
The pineapple plant is threatened by several phytopathogenic bacteria that are responsible for diseases like fruit collapse, marbling disease, fruit brown rot, anomalous proliferations and pink disease (Table 2),(JOHNSTON 1957;LIM;LOWINGS 1979; KORRES et al.
Calomel was rubbed on the gums of infants to reduce teething pain, often causing a form of mercury poisoning called "pink disease" due to a characteristic reddening of the skin.
2001), to the mercurials used in teething powders causing acrodynia (or pink disease) (Dinehart et al.