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black spot

1. lesions on the teats of cows and almost always confined to the tip and including the orifice of the teat sinus. They are deep ulcers containing granulation tissue and usually a black spot. Milk flow is impeded and the lesion is very painful. They are caused by excessive suction during milking although Staphylococcus aureus is usually recoverable from the lesions. Called also black pox.
2. a fungal infection of chilled beef caused by Cladosporium herbarum and characterized by black spots on the surface of the meat.
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The Australian Government is delivering on its promise to broaden the eligibility criteria of the national Black Spot Programme to make it easier for regional communities to compete for a record $200 million in additional funding for vital road safety projects.
Almost half the accident black spots on main Welsh roads are in Cardiff.
4 million will be invested by the State Government in the next 12 months to improve cycle safety in South Australia by tackling black spots and creating separate bicycle lanes.
Lletty Hill has always been a dangerous road but recently it has become a black spot with a string of accidents over the past few weeks,'' said Coun Heesom.
Visitors to Plas Cwm Coed always express surprise at how little black spot we have.
Red Flower Carpet, which blooms from spring through fall and has a natural resistance to black spot and mildew, joins pink (introduced in 1995), white (1997) and appleblossom (1998) varieties.
But yesterday it became clear HE was a SHE when owner Ashleigh Turk, four, recognised Judy, who has a black spot on her tail, from publicity.
The haulage company owner sped through a junction at an accident black spot at 118mph before pulling over on the A11 near Norwich.
Supervisors sided with area citrus growers who fear their lemons, oranges and grapefruit could be destroyed by sweet orange scab and citrus black spot, as well as four types of fruit flies that are common in Argentine crops.
Witnesses said the wheel flew off as the HGV braked coming down a steep hill near a black spot on the A390 in Cornwall.
Carrying placards reading ``First the Freeze, Now Disease,'' and ``We like the Tango, But We Don't Like Black Spot,'' and backed by elected officials from throughout the state, growers registered their opposition to the Department of Agriculture's proposal they say could bring pests and disease.
In terms of 1936 Native Trust and Land Act any black owned land in areas outside of the scheduled and released areas were regarded as Black spot, i.