Definition of Needle blight

1. Noun. A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall.

Exact synonyms: Leaf Cast, Needle Cast
Generic synonyms: Leaf Blight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needle Blight

needle-clawed bushbabies
needle-clawed bushbaby
needle-exchange programs
needle bath
needle bearing
needle biopsy
needle blight (current term)
needle bush
needle cast
needle culture
needle forceps
needle furze
needle gun
needle in a haystack
needle lace
needle palm
needle point tracing
needle rush
needle sharing

Literary usage of Needle blight

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1. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"... the Silver Fir Needle-blight Fungus, is a very common and destructive parasite, which very often in damp localities attacks thriving young poles and the ..."

2. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1919)
"check over conditions with respect to the needle blight of white pineā€”of which ... Considerable attention was given during the summer to " needle blight" or ..."

3. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"needle blight and tip dieback were two unidentified diseases that were common at the ... In some sites, 80% of the trees had needle blight and tip dieback ..."

4. Report by Forestry and Recreation Commission, New Hampshire, New Hampshire Forestry and Recreation Commission (1908)
"THE PINE BLIGHT OF 1907, (needle blight.) On the first of August, 1907, the commission received a letter from Plaistow, stating that the pines in that ..."

5. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"... needle blight. In The blights of coniferous nursery stock. U. 8. Dept. Agr. Bui. 44 : 15-16. 1913. Graves, A. lI. Notes on diseases of trees in the ..."

6. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"A needle blight of Douglas fir. Jour. Agr. Research 10: 99-104. 3 fig., pi. 12. Jy. 9, 1917. The fungus is vigorously parasitic and is apparently confined ..."

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