Definition of Twig blight

1. Noun. A disease of the ends of twigs of woody plants.

Generic synonyms: Blight



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twig Blight

twiddlier
twiddliest
twiddling
twiddly
twidle
twier
twiers
twifaced
twifallow
twiffler
twifold
twiforked
twiform
twiformed
twig
twig blight (current term)
twig snake
twig snakes
twigged
twiggen
twiggers
twiggier
twiggiest
twigging
twiggy
twight
twighted
twighting
twights

Literary usage of Twig blight

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1881)
"ANTHRAX OF FRUIT TREES ; OR THE SO-CALLED FIRE BLIGHT OF PEAR, AND twig blight OF APPLE, TREES. By TJ BUR- RILL, of Urbana, 111. ..."

2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"This is evident to the unaided eye as a black streak when the bark is peeled from the twig. Cause. The fungus causing this twig-blight ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1905)
"Therefore, the " flower blight," the "twig blight," and the "branch or trunk blight" are all forms of this disease. In the first, the young twig, ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1881)
"... Blight and that no less prevalent, at least in the western states, usually known as twig blight of the apple tree, are due to the same immediate agency. ..."

5. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"On May 18, 1888, I noted the thermometer 50° at sunrise and 85° at 4 pm Twig blight wet in the 27th. On May 8, 1880, the difference of temperature between ..."

6. The Cultivation of the Peach and the Pear: On the Delaware and Chesapeake by John Janvier Black (1886)
"... twig blight, Frozen Sap Blight. Frost Blight. Insect Blight. Leaf Blight. Blight of Fruit. The Slug. Bark Lice. Scale Insects. Curculio. The Elements. ..."

7. Bulletin by Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station (1914)
"The first disease to attract attention in Colorado was the twig blight of pear and apple. In 1888, Cassidy (Cassidy, James, "Apple twig blight," ist Annual ..."

8. Manual of Fruit Diseases by Lexemuel Ray Hesler, Herbert Hice Whetzel (1917)
"The most striking symptom to be recognized by the grower is that of twig-blight (Fig. 86). In the Middle West twig-blight is the FIG. 85. ..."

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