Definition of Leaf cast

1. Noun. A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall.

Exact synonyms: Needle Blight, Needle Cast
Generic synonyms: Leaf Blight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaf Cast

leaf beet
leaf beetle
leaf beetles
leaf blade
leaf blight
leaf blower
leaf blowers
leaf bud
leaf bug
leaf cacti
leaf cactus
leaf cast (current term)
leaf casting
leaf curl
leaf cutter
leaf disease
leaf fat
leaf form
leaf frog
leaf frogs
leaf gap
leaf gaps
leaf green
leaf hopper
leaf hoppers
leaf insect

Literary usage of Leaf cast

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

1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"Other names, such as leaf-browning, leaf-reddening and cracking-scurf, have been applied to these diseases. In Europe the leaf-cast diseases of conifers ..."

2. Text-book of the Diseases of Trees by Robert Hartig (1894)
"the pine-leaf cast. Under the name " Pine-blight" (leaf-cast or shedding) the most various diseases have been included. These attack young and old pines, ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Control.—Get rid of insects such as potato beetle and burn all affected plants. Picea. LEAF-SPOT and LEAF-CAST (Phoma »p. ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1869)
"Iron to be silvered is first provided with a coating of copper, upon which the silver is applied either by means of amalgam or silver leaf. Cast-iron can be ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Let the wind take the green and the gray leaf, Cast forth without fruit upon air; Take rose-leaf and vine-leaf and bay-leaf Blown loose from the hair. ..."

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