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Mottle

Discoloration in processed food, which can be unappetizing and may result in the return of the food to the store for a refund.
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The typical symptoms in watermelon including leaf mottling and mosaic have been reported in greenhouse-grown plants (Varveri et al., 2002; Shim et al., 2005), but these symptoms are masked in plants growing in open fields (Reingold et al., 2013).
Although all samples showed systemic mosaic and mild to severe yellow mottling symptoms, only 41.6% of samples were infected with CGMMV.
The Fe-oxides between -215 and 250 cm in KR01 are most likely a product of an earlier and probably less pronounced soil formation process, because this mottling occurs below the postulated transition zone into reduced sediment (see below).
Black icons in the stratigraphic column mark depths in which Mottling has been observed (see also Table 1).
Whatever the techniques med, it is clear that this fire clouding or mottling was deliberately produced for aesthetic effect.
While the exact mechanism of action of how fluoride causes enamel mottling remains unknown, it is well-recognized that with increased amounts of fluoride concentrations in the drinking water, the resultant enamel hypoplasia becomes progressively evident, as increased fluoride levels interfere with ameloblastic function, which adversely affects both enamel matrix formation and enamel matrix calcification.
All strains, including G1 and G5, cause seed mottling (Bowers and Goodman, 1991).
The search began for a level of fluoride in the water that would protect against tooth decay without mottling or darkening tooth enamel.
Merrit has large seed size, slight seed coat mottling an upright plant habit, and high yield.
There was no clear relation between the degree of strong brown mottling in the A- and E-horizons and duration of saturation of those horizons.
Mottling the sun like dark blemishes, sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields and huge flares.
Soybean mosaic virus infection of soybean also can result in poor seed quality, including increased undesirable seed coat mottling (Kennedy and Cooper, 1967; Ross 1970), altered chemical composition of the seed (Demski and Jellum, 1975; El-Amretz et al., 1987), reduced seed viability and seedling vigor (Bowers and Goodman, 1979; El-Amretz et al., 1987), and decreased seed size (Ross, 1968; Bowers and Goodman, 1979).