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TermDefinition
ELISAa test in which an antibody carries an enzyme that releases a colored compound, signifying the presence of the pathogen.
endophytean organism that grows within a plant.
eradicateto do away with completely.
eriophyida family of tiny plant feeding mites that possess only 4 legs; they are highly host specific (feeding on only one species) and their damage is predictable and often dramatic.
evergreenhaving green foliage throughout the year.
excrementthe waste products eliminated by an insect, principally from digestion; feces.
excretathe waste products eliminated by an insect, principally from digestion; feces.