Meaning of curly top

cur'ly top"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Plant Pathol. Plant Pathol.
  1. a disease of plants, esp. beets, characterized by puckered or cupped leaves and stunting or distortion, caused by a virus, Ruga verrucosans.
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