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Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
H Health and Pathology
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Scope Note
Use for the loss of leaf area by pests, disease, grazing animals, wind, storms, pollution, drought or other stresses. Includes simulated defoliation; For the physiological foliage loss in response to natural environmental cycles USE leaf abscission; For the intentional defoliation of plants by agrochemicals USE defoliants.
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Used For
artificial defoliation
simulated defoliation
USE FOR And Type
insect defoliation
Broader Term
plant damage
Related Term
defoliating insects
leaf abscission
leaf area
wildfire disease
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