canker


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Related to canker: citrus canker, canker sore
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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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Though there's no consensus on what actually causes canker sores, they usually appear as round, painful open sores that have a white or yellowish coating and a red "halo" around them.
If you have multiple or more severe canker sores, your doctor may recommend prescription mouth rinses containing steroids or the antibiotic tetracycline to relieve the pain.
We are thrilled to add both Canker Cover and OraMoist to our growing family of innovative oral care products," said David Fox, president and CEO of DenTek.
16 March 2015 - US-based oral care products company DenTek has expanded portfolio in the oral care space with the acquisition of both the Canker Cover and OraMoist brands previously owned by Quantum Health, the company said on Monday.
Researchers suspect thousand cankers disease may be contributing to the complex of diseases, including Phytophthora root and crown rot, lethal Paradox canker and crown gall, that cause decline in walnut trees.
Fusiform rust needs living tissue, while the fungus that causes pitch canker depends on a toxin to kill plant tissues so that it can feed on the dead material.
CLM is considered a cause to enhance the of citrus canker disease which is caused by the bacteria (Xanthomonas) by opening the leaf cuticle to infection and rise the number and damage of lesions (Sohi and Sandhu, 1968; Sinha et al.
Lauren will study the genetics of resistance to parsnip canker.
The univer-r sity has been awarded a BBSRC CASE studentship, co-funded by Elsoms Seeds, which will enable PhD student Lauren Chappell to study the genetics of resistance to parsnip canker.
5 and 1% weight of the soil before sowing significantly decreased incidence of stem canker and black scurf disease.
They have been developed alongside the company's current Recommended List candidates, DK Excellium and DK ExStorm to provide durable stem canker resistance, pod shatter resistance and vigour.
The plates with the canker tissues were incubated at 25 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C, with a photoperiod of 12 hours for 6 days.
MERRY-GO-RIDES: From the Examiner, July 11, 1953: "Despite the fact that most members of the Huddersfield Passenger Transport Employees'' Social Club had to be manning their buses on Saturday afternoon, the minority who were off duty contrived to make the annual field day at Canker Lane a success.
The suspected rebels struck while the security personnel were searching for insurgents in a forested area in Canker.