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blight

Veterinary medicine
A highly contagious pinkeye-like keratoconjunctivitis that affects cattle, caused by Moraxella bovis, an obligate intracellular, gram-negative aerobic bacillus, which is spread by direct contact or via the common fly.
 
Clinical findings
Purulent conjunctivitis, oedema, corneal opacity and ulceration, loss of appetite, weight loss.
 
Management
Long-acting antibiotics—e.g., tetracycline.

blight

any of various plant diseases caused by microorganisms, where the entire plant is infected and soon dies.
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Of course you can enrich your soil with plenty of organic matter, but if the weather's damp, it won't make any difference to blight, because the spores are carried in the air.
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Late blight usually doesn't arrive in New England until September, except in 2009, when a big box store chain sold tomato seedlings that were already infected with the disease.
This Comment investigates the various applications of a theory of condemnation blight in state courts and explores the viability of such a principle under Louisiana law.
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Status of tomato late blight disease in tropical Africa: In the tropical Africa, late blight disease is constantly re-emerging in every growing season and where it occurs, it spreads very rapidly within the leaves and fruits of the infected plants in the field, and consequently, spreading out to the entire field causing economic loss and often total destruction of the crops in the field (Agrios, 2005).
"Our preliminary data suggests that the most commercially valuable potato varieties grown in the UK and US contain a maximum of four genes already defeated by the late blight pathogen P.
But Blight's perseverance is entirely befitting of his subject.
By removing blight, one property at a time, the land bank hopes to make neighborhoods safer places to live and work while improving real estate values, said Englerth.
Clayton Blight used his Facebook account to target Christopher Sims when he didn't get a promotion with the Welsh Ambulance Service.