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defoliation
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
H Health and Pathology
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/12578.rdf
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.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/12578
Used For
artificial defoliation
simulated defoliation
USE FOR And Type
insect defoliation
Broader Term
plant damage
Related Term
defoliants
defoliating insects
herbivores
leaf abscission
leaf area
leaves
wildfire disease
Spanish
defoliación
Term Number
12578