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American blight

Definition of the noun american blight

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  1. primarily a bark feeder on aerial parts and roots of apple and other trees

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Google previewPop Culture Places: An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes] (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes] by Gladys L. Knight

Cabrini-Green has appeared in popular media and in real life as a symbol of American blight and tragedy, representing an unglamorous and disturbingly vivid real side of the nation's underbelly. Its passing marked a new beginning for its ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

[AMERICAN BLIGHT.] vision. blight ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)

by John Marius Wilson

The woolly blight, American blight,whiteblight, or apple blight bug, Eriosoma mali, Aphis lanigera, or Aphis lanata, is one of...

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

E— AMERICAN BLIGHT. 191 3. Slender-leaved Virgil's Flower (A. tenuifolius, Lamarck). A shrubby plant, supposed to be a native of the Cape of Good Hope : leaves alternate, line-like, entire, rather hairy ; branches one- flowered.

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

AMERICAN BLIGHT. [A popular, but very inappropriate name used in England to designate the injurious effects upon apple trees caused by a species of plant- louse or Aphis, (the Eriosoma mali, of Leach, and the Aphis lanigera, of Illiger.) ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

See AMERICAN BLIGHT. BLIGHTBIBD. A small insect-eating bird (Zoslerops cccrulescens) of New Zealand, so called because it frees fruit-trees of blighting insects. See WHITE-EYE. BLIM'BER, CORNELIA. A character in Dick- cns's novel ...

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Small photo of The woolly apple aphid, wolly aphid or American blight is an aphid in the superfamily Aphidoidea. It is a true bug and sucks sap from plants More...


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