leaf blight

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Noun1.leaf blight - any blight causing a browning and falling of the leaves of a plantleaf blight - any blight causing a browning and falling of the leaves of a plant
blight - any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
fire blight, pear blight - a disease blackening the leaves of pear and apple trees
leaf cast, needle blight, needle cast - a disease of conifers causing the needles to fall
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Yes, I have recommended remedy for leaf blight, powdery mildew and as a general fungicide.
Take, for instance, Bayer's Arize Bigante Plus which is tolerant to the bacterial leaf blight disease.
ABSTRACT: Current study comprised of 20 donor parent lines and four indica elite strains resistant against bacterial leaf blight having diversity in origin viz.
Likewise realizing the importance of rice disease especially the rice blast and bacterial leaf blight, several efforts have been made for increasing the resistance against these diseases.
Morphological, pathological and molecular variability among Alternaria macrospora isolates causing leaf blight of cotton.
Data has been submitted for review of several target diseases including: Northern corn leaf blight and gray leaf spot in corn; frogeye leaf spot, brown spot and white mold in soybeans; septoria leaf blotch, stripe rust and stem rust in cereals; early blight and white mold in potatoes; white mold in canola; stem rot, leaf spot, leaf rust and Rhizoctonia limb rot in peanuts.
Bacterial leaf blight of rice caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv.
Among the diseases occurring in sunflower that cause the greatest damages, two stand out: alternaria leaf blight, caused by Alternaria helianthi (Hansf.
Yield of standing crops in Caraga may be affected by insufficient soil moisture and incidence of black bugs and leaf blight, the agency added.