condition in which the branches in the tree or other plant crown die from the tips toward the main stem.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionarydieback (noun)
a condition in woody plants in which peripheral parts are killed (as by parasites)
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Dieback may refer to a number of plant problems and diseases including:
- Forest dieback caused by acid rain, heavy metal pollution, or imported pathogens
- The death of regions of a plant or similar organism caused by physical damage, such as from pruning
- Those caused by the genus Eutypa, such as Eutypa dieback
- Those caused by the genus Phytophthora, such as Phytophthora cinnamomi dieback
- Those caused by the genus Seiridium, such as Seiridium cardinale dieback or cypress canker
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