plant disease


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plant disease a disease that affects plants
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In literature:

Wide planting is practiced on Long Island in order to diminish the tendency to the disease.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
Thus, without the symptoms of any fixed disease, they droop and pine, like exotic plants.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
To this group belong the great number of small fungi producing the various plant diseases.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
Plants cannot be attacked by diseases unless infection is permitted.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
But Horab had planted the seeds of disease, and the yellow ones must all die in time.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
The disease by which the plant has been affected, has prevailed to the utmost extent in Ireland.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
Finally, after long years of study, he found that these tiny plants are the cause of all this disease and sorrow.
"Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks" by May Farinholt-Jones
Plant where you please, I'll henceforth scorn to hug my own disease.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
It has also a bad record as a plant disease.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various

In news:

This common fungal disease looks like a silvery powder and it coats the leaves, stems, and fruit of many popular plants.
The young vines in grow tubes are replants due to disease-contaminated plant material .
From 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday, the best friends get their kicks injecting plants with killer diseases to test their resistance.
Problem insects can affect the vigor of plants and landscapes, either through disease, insect feeding or other destructive activities.
Actually, disease is another way plants develop variegation .
The disease damages leaves, resulting in unmarketable plants.
When choosing firewood , natural resources experts ask that people use local firewood to avoid moving harmful insects and plant diseases into and around California.
Nebraska residents who use firewood are being asked to buy locally harvested wood to keep plant diseases and insects from spreading.
"The genome project will allow us to discover many of the genes and gene sequences involved in protein and oil synthesis, disease resistance and plant stress responses.".
Plant immune system offers disease insight.
Larvae in lettuce , plant disease resistance, technological advances.
Individuals and businesses purchase healthy plants that are then planted, mulched , and watered incorrectly resulting in poor growth, disease and insect infestation.
Learn to identify common plant diseases.
Common Plant Diseases and Disorders.
Tackle powdery mildew disease on indoor and outdoor plants.

In science:

Examples include the spread of plant disease through contacts between adjacent plants in a field, orchard or forest in which the host plants frequently occur on a 2-D lattice.
Complexity and anisotropy in host morphology make populations safer against epidemic outbreaks
Gilligan, C. A. 2008 Sustainable agriculture and plant diseases: an epidemiological perspective.
Complexity and anisotropy in host morphology make populations safer against epidemic outbreaks
In fact, there is a wide variety of systems that can be modeled with CA, and disease spreading models of this type have been successfully applied to plants (e.g. ), animals (e.g. ) and, in part, human beings (e.g. ).
Phase Transition in a Stochastic Forest Fire Model and Effects of the Definition of Neighbourhood