Definition of Chestnut canker

1. Noun. A disease of American chestnut trees.

Exact synonyms: Chestnut Blight, Chestnut-bark Disease
Generic synonyms: Blight



Lexicographical Neighbors of Chestnut Canker

chestguards
chesthair
chesticles
chestier
chestiest
chestily
chesting
chestless
chestlike
chestnut-backed antshrike
chestnut-backed antshrikes
chestnut-bark disease
chestnut-flanked sparrowhawk
chestnut blight
chestnut canker (current term)
chestnut oak
chestnut oaks
chestnut rail
chestnut rails
chestnut teal
chestnut teals
chestnut tree
chestnut trees
chestnutlike
chestnuts
chestnutty
chests
chests of drawers
chestsful

Literary usage of Chestnut canker

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

1. The Conference Called by the Governor of Pennsylvania to Consider Ways and by Raymond Allen Pearson (1912)
"Although the chestnut canker has been known and experimented with since 1905, ... The published account of the extermination of the chestnut canker in the ..."

2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"Spore-horns of chestnut canker fungus 145 20. Perithecial stage of chestnut canker fungus .... 146 21. Leaf-spot of elm (by HM Fitzpatrick) 152 22. ..."

3. A Civic Biology: Presented in Problems by George William Hunter (1914)
"The chestnut canker is a dangerous parasite. ... Chestnut trees in a New York City park: killed by a parasite, the chestnut canker. ..."

4. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1920)
"... trees (making 3.6 per cent, of the total) is only about half the number that would have been found before the chestnut canker wrought havoc among them. ..."

5. Manual Training Magazine (1911)
"... that are either dead or rapidly dying on account of the spread of the chestnut canker that is threatening to exterminate this popular American tree. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"... in his paper presented at this conference, did say: The speaker has recently collected and examined a fungus indistinguishable from the chestnut canker ..."

7. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1915)
"Sweet chestnut canker.—Young sweet chestnut-trees, also the shoots that spring from stumps of trees that have been cut down, often suffer from a disease ..."

8. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1913)
"Sweet chestnut canker.—Young sweet chestnut-trees, also the shoots that spring from stumps of trees that have been cut down, often suffer from a disease ..."

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