Moth blight

(Zool.) any plant louse of the genus Aleurodes, and related genera. They are injurious to various plants.

See also: Moth

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As members of the Civilian Conservation Corps, dubbed "Roosevelt's Tree Army" for the president who founded the organization, the men planted thousands of trees, battled a gypsy moth blight and had a hand in building the trails, campgrounds and state parks that have been enjoyed in Massachusetts since the 1930s.