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Synonyms for canker

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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At Shenandoah National Park, forest ecologist James Akerson said that dogwood anthracnose is just one of several leaf spot diseases found at the park and estimates that 15 percent of the dogwoods have died over a three-year period.
Several studies of the effects of anthracnose on natural Cornus florida populations have reported massive mortality.
For neither anthracnose resistance nor tortoise beetle resistance did we detect significant directional or stabilizing/disruptive selection ([beta.
However, currently, the main strategy to control anthracnose stalk rot remains the adoption of resistant genotypes: a practice considered both economically viable and environmentally friendly.
Application of EEP delayed the development of postharvest anthracnose and maintained quality of papaya fruit.
Symptoms of anthracnose appear on green banana fruit as brown to black diamond-shaped lesions.
Botrytis occurs in cool, wet conditions, and anthracnose occurs in hot, wet conditions.
Mike Caldwell, Westonsuper-Mare, Somerset MOST likely bean anthracnose, caused by a fungus spread by irrigation splash and wet weather.
Baking soda: For anthracnose, early tomato blight, leaf blight and spots, powdery mildew, and as a general fungicide.
If you haven't done a good job controlling the fungal diseases by bloom, just close up shop and move away, because you will be wiped out by black rot, downy mildew, phomopsis powdery mildew, anthracnose and then the dreaded summer bunch rot complex of bitter rot, ripe rot, sour rot, macrophoma rot (a fungus that affects stems, rachis and berries) and, depending on the temperature, botrytis.
RGAs have been found associated with R genes in bean conditioning resistance to anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum lindemuthianum (Sacc.
Anthracnose, the deadly fungus that has killed wild dogwoods, has affected 70 percent of Mammoth Cave National Park in south-central Kentucky, according to the Associated Press.