pear blight


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Noun1.Pear blight - a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple treespear blight - a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
blight canker - a phase of fire blight in which cankers appear
leaf blight - any blight causing a browning and falling of the leaves of a plant
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This edition has been revised to include recent information and has new chapters on Asian pear scab, Elsinoe leaf and fruit spot, brown spot, Sphaeropsis rot, Phacidiopycnis rot, speck rot, Asian pear blight, apple stem grooving, stem pitting, apple fruit crinkle, and Honeycrisp leaf chlorosis.
It is so frequent to pear trees that it is also known as pear blight.