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mould

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the process of becoming mildewed

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a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter

become moldy

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Levin knew very well that "a touch of mildew" meant that his English seed oats were already ruined.
Splendid tapestries, now mildewed and rotting, hung upon the walls.
The vulgar creature was determined to see for herself what sort of a figure a mildewed piece of aristocracy, after wasting all the bloom and much of the decline of her life apart from the world, would cut behind a counter.
This spray helps control a long list of blights, leaf spots, mildews, rusts, and other fungus diseases.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 10, 2016-Marrone Bio Innovations submits MBI-110 to EPA for regulatory review for controlling downy mildews and white molds
Asters should also be sprayed at the same time as roses because powdery mildews are found on the plant surface and are easily targeted.
The damaging effects of CWM and its derivatives on powdery mildews structure have also been observed in other studies.
Downy mildews typically attack only a restricted range of species, says plant pathologist Phil Jennings of the United Kingdom's Food and Environment Research Agency.
In several of our trials, Revus Top (or the appropriate components used at the same rate) has given excellent control of both downy and powdery mildews under very high pressure.
Some molds and mildews are fond of the cellulose in the paper backing on drywall, insulation and wallpaper.
We have frequently observed powdery mildews on many species of wild plants, yet phytophagous mites are much less common.
The genetic resistance in high yielding pea cultivars against powdery mildew provides a cost effective and reliable strategy to reduce the yield losses and save quality of the harvest.
Grain yield reductions of 17 and 34% due to powdery mildew epidemics were recorded for North Carolina (Leath and Bowen, 1989) and Maryland (Johnson et al., 1979).
Spider mites and a disease called powdery mildew can make life miserable for roses growing in greenhouses.
If some northern growers have been getting the benefit of controlling these diseases as an unknown "bonus" while they go after black rot or downy mildew postbloom, strobies or captan should provide this same range of activity.