Definition of Black knot

1. Noun. Disease of plum and cherry trees characterized by black excrescences on the branches.

Generic synonyms: Plant Disease



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Knot

black henbane
black hickory
black hole
black holes
black horehound
black huckleberry
black humor
black humour
black ice
black information
black jack
black kite
black knapweed
black knight
black knights
black knot (current term)
black larch
black lead
black letter
black letters
black light
black line
black locust
black locusts
black lotion
black lovage
black lung
black lung disease
black magic
black magick

Literary usage of Black knot

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

1. Fungous Diseases of Plants, with Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"HALSTED, BD Destroy the black knot of Plum and Cherry Trees. ... The black knot was apparently at one time confined largely to the Atlantic seaboard, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"black knot. BULLETIN No. 40 of the New York State Experiment Station at Geneva (Peter Collier, director) contains a valuable summary of our present ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"BLACK-KNOT. MH. MOTHERAL: There is another resolution I would like to present, in relation to the black*knot: Resolved, That a disease known as the ..."

4. Manual of Fruit Diseases by Lexemuel Ray Hesler, Herbert Hice Whetzel (1917)
"The black-knot, or plum-wart, is a conspicuous disease of the plum and cherry, affecting both the wild and cultivated forms. It appears that, on the whole, ..."

5. Fungous Diseases of Plants, with Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"HALSTED, BD Destroy the black knot of Plum and Cherry Trees. ... The black knot was apparently at one time confined largely to the Atlantic seaboard, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"black knot. BULLETIN No. 40 of the New York State Experiment Station at Geneva (Peter Collier, director) contains a valuable summary of our present ..."

7. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"BLACK-KNOT. MH. MOTHERAL: There is another resolution I would like to present, in relation to the black*knot: Resolved, That a disease known as the ..."

8. Manual of Fruit Diseases by Lexemuel Ray Hesler, Herbert Hice Whetzel (1917)
"The black-knot, or plum-wart, is a conspicuous disease of the plum and cherry, affecting both the wild and cultivated forms. It appears that, on the whole, ..."

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