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  • "Rankin (1927) made extensive studies of the rates of spread of such viruses in red and purple varieties of raspberry in N. America and coined the terms "klendusic" and "klendusity" to describe the tendency of many varieties to escape infection." --Journal of Horticultural Science, Vol. 33, p. 13. 1958.

    The Phrontistery defines klendusic as "able to withstand disease due to protective mechanism ".

    December 14, 2011