canker


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Synonyms for canker

anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

to have a destructive effect on

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a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark

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an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)

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a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of

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become infected with a canker

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infect with a canker

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Thousand cankers disease 'is a rapidly emerging invasive threat to walnut orchards in California,' says Richard Bostock, plant pathologist at UC Davis and a lead researcher on a 3-year study of the disease.
They also expected reduced levels of pitch canker because the plants would be healthier and better able to defend themselves against the disease.
But some of the UK's crop never reaches the dinner plate because of the blemishes caused by canker.
But it's a sad fact that some of the UK's crop never reaches the dinner plate because of the severe blemishes caused by canker.
Spores are carded by rain to the stem, causing stem cankers that spread and kilt the trees.
During the first four months, all of the participants had fewer canker sores with a shorter duration.
The problem matches what doctors call canker sores, or apthous (APP-thus) ulcers.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: Your tree is a victim of bacterial canker.
Canker sores, painful ulcers that form inside the mouth, can be slow to heal.
Bellevue, WA, has introduced all-natural Cankermelts oral patches, which provide rapid healing and pain relief for canker sores by applying anti-inflammatory licorice root extract and collagen.
Nearly 30 years ago the fungal disease known as butternut canker was first discovered in Wisconsin.
Some one in ten of Britain's horse chestnut trees is also infected with an incurable disease called bleeding canker.
Mr Thompson said birds with the canker disease show signs of general illness, with fluffed-up plumage.
PATCH IT UP:A new patch may be the answer to the pain associated with canker sores, those shallow, painful sores on the inside of the lips, the inside of the cheeks or on the gums that affect millions of Americans, primarily teens and you adults.