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Abbreviation for the vine plant disease "Young Vine Decline"; see below Petri's disease,

The dangerous vine disease is named after the Italian plant pathologist Lionello Petri (1875-1946), who first described it in 1912. The name was coined by US Ampelographer Lucie Morton Garrett. On a larger scale, she was in the 1950s in South Africa observed. It is also referred to as Black Goo Disease , Black Xylem Decline (BXD) and Young Vine Decline (YVD) (decline = decline, decline). Specifically, the disease name Black Goo Disease (or decline) aptly describes the typical disease symptoms that were afflicted by black spots and dark, viscous,...

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