How to Pronounce yellow disease?

Correct pronunciation for the word "yellow disease" is [jˈɛlə͡ʊ dɪzˈiːz], [jˈɛlə‍ʊ dɪzˈiːz], [j_ˈɛ_l_əʊ d_ɪ_z_ˈiː_z].

"Yellow disease" in context

Yellow disease is an uncommon health condition caused by bacteria. It is caused by a strain of the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris which is normally found in plant leaves. The disease is characterized by yellow or yellow-green patches on the leaves of plants, although the entire plant can be affected. It is most commonly seen in tomatoes, peppers, melons, and corn. Symptoms can include wilting, yellowing leaves, stunted growth and discoloration of the fruit.

If a plant is infected with yellow disease, an immediate response is necessary. Infected plants should be separated from other plants as soon as possible.


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