Definition of Leaf cast
1. Noun. A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall.
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Literary usage of Leaf cast
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1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"Other names, such as leaf-browning, leaf-reddening and cracking-scurf, have been applied to these diseases. In Europe the leaf-cast diseases of conifers ..."
2. Text-book of the Diseases of Trees by Robert Hartig (1894)
"the pine-leaf cast. Under the name " Pine-blight" (leaf-cast or shedding) the most various diseases have been included. These attack young and old pines, ..."
3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Control.—Get rid of insects such as potato beetle and burn all affected plants. Picea. LEAF-SPOT and LEAF-CAST (Phoma »p. ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1869)
"Iron to be silvered is first provided with a coating of copper, upon which the silver is applied either by means of amalgam or silver leaf. Cast-iron can be ..."
5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Let the wind take the green and the gray leaf, Cast forth without fruit upon air; Take rose-leaf and vine-leaf and bay-leaf Blown loose from the hair. ..."