American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several diseases of plants caused by certain fungi and characterized by dead spots on the leaves, twigs, or fruits.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of grapevines which affects the leaves, the young stems, and the green berries, and is caused by a fungus, Sphaceloma ampelinum.
- n. A name given to those diseases of plants which are caused by the attacks of fungi of the genera Glæosporium and Colletotrichum. Among the important diseases caused by Glæosporium are: anthracnose of the almond, due to G. amygdalinum; anthracnose of the apple, caused by G. fructigenum; anthracnose of the blackberry and raspberry, caused by G. Venetum; anthracnose of the currant, caused by G. Ribis; and anthracnose of the rose, caused by G. Rosæ. Among the diseases produced by Colletotrichum are: anthracnose of beans, caused by C. Lindemuthianum; anthracnose of cotton, caused by C. Gossypii; anthracnose of the hollyhock, caused by C. Malvarum; anthracnose of melons, caused by C. lagenarium; and anthracnose of tomatoes, caused by C. phomoides.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) Any one of several fungus diseases, caused by parasitic species of the series Melanconiales, attacking the bean, grape, melon, cotton, and other plants. In the case of the grape, brown concave spots are formed on the stem and fruit, and the disease is called bird's-eye rot.
- French : Greek anthrax, anthrak-, carbuncle + Greek nosos, disease. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now the culture of the grape extends over a great part of the State, from the coast to the interior; in the latter, its successful growth depending on the necessary suitable water for irrigation, and on the coast to our knowledge of how to keep fungus pests, such as anthracnose, in check by winter treatment and spring spraying.”
“Unlike the more commonly-planted 'bush beans', the beans are resistant to legume diseases such as anthracnose, root rot and ascochyta, which are found in damp, higher altitude areas.”
“-- Dogwood anthracnose After 15 to 20 years of dying trees, with sprays only superficially holding this fungus at bay, Ethel Dutky, University of Maryland plant pathologist, reports that fewer native dogwoods are developing anthracnose symptoms throughout this area.”
“Some that were growing around here when we first bought the house have been lost to the anthracnose disease that spread through this area about ten years ago.”
“There is an issue with anthracnose getting them, but we have been spared so far.”
“Constellation Large, overlapping, white bracts Taller than wide; branching low to the ground; moderate resistance to dogwood anthracnose; susceptible to mildew”
“Aurora Rounded, overlapping, white bracts Taller than wide; branching low to the ground; moderate resistance to dogwood anthracnose; resistance to mildew”
“However, few clients are aware that flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, is highly susceptible to a pathogen that will kill it: dogwood anthracnose.”
“Stardust White Broad, spreading small tree; resistant to dogwood anthracnose”
“Celestial White Taller than wide; branching low to the ground; resistant to dogwood anthracnose and mildew; former know as Galaxy”
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