Epiphytotic



[ep-uh-fahy-tot-ik] /ˌɛp ə faɪˈtɒt ɪk/

adjective
1.
(of a disease) destroying a large number of plants in an area at the same time.
noun
2.
the widespread, destructive outbreak of a plant disease.
/ˌɛpɪfaɪˈtɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of plant diseases and parasites) affecting plants over a wide geographical region
epiphytotic
(ěp’ə-fī-tŏt’ĭk)
Relating to or characterized by a sudden or abnormally destructive outbreak of a plant disease, usually over an extended geographic area.

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