Definition of Apple blight

1. Noun. A disease of apple trees.

Exact synonyms: Apple Canker
Generic synonyms: Blight

Definition of Apple blight

1. Noun. type of aphid harmful to apple trees ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apple Blight

apple-pie bed
apple-pie beds
apple-pie order
apple aphid
apple aphis
apple blight (current term)
apple blossom
apple blossoms
apple bobbing
apple borer
apple brandies
apple brandy
apple cake
apple canker
apple cider
apple core
apple does not fall far from the stem
apple does not fall far from the tree
apple does not fall far from the trunk

Literary usage of Apple blight

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1. Report of the Commissioners [and Appendices A to S] by Ontario Agricultural Commission (1880), Samuel Casey Wood (1881)
"It is evident that, in the opinion of these experienced culturists, the apple blight is no serious impediment to successful apple growing. ..."

2. Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1892)
"Q. — What is the cause of the apple blight ? PROF. ... Goff, did you ever notice the apple blight traveling in the direction of certain winds? ..."

3. Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology: A Concise Manual for the Use of Students in by Harry Luman Russell (1905)
"Pear and apple blight. The best known bacterial plant disease is the "fire blight" that is also known as the pear or apple blight. ..."

4. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1904)
"apple blight IN REVIEW. PROF. WM. ROBERTSON, MINN. ... Literature on pear blight, frozen-sap blight, apple blight, fire blight, twig blight and blossom ..."

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