Definition of American blight
1. Noun. Primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees.
Group relationships: Eriosoma, Genus Eriosoma
Generic synonyms: Woolly Aphid, Woolly Plant Louse
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Literary usage of American blight
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1. The Gardener's Magazine, and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement by John Claudius Loudon (1827)
"Results of an Experiment to destroy the Aphis Lanigera, or american blight on Fruit Trees. By Mr. JOHN ADAMS, Gardener at Apley Castle, Shropshire. ..."
2. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1812)
"... hills made more level, the general use of oxen for draught cannot be reasonably expected. On the american blight in Apple-Trees, and Ike only Remedy. ..."
3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"If a plant had been found at an altitude of over 9,OOO feet in the Himalayas, it would grow fairly well in this country. american blight, AND ITS SUCCESSFUL ..."