Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of the apple-tree which attacks both the leaves and fruit, caused by the fungus Fusicladium dendriticum. See Fusicladium and scab, 5.
“Pears are sometimes affected with a scab similar to the apple-scab, and this is combated by the same treatment -- three sprayings with Bordeaux.”
“The most troublesome disease of the apple, especially in wet seasons, is the apple-scab, which disfigures the fruit, both in size and in appearance, as it causes blotches and distortions.”
“The most troublesome disease of the apple is the apple-scab, which disfigures the fruit as well as lessens its size.”
“The spraying for apple-scab is with lime-sulfur to which may be added arsenate of lead.”
“Both these fruits, from one spur, will mature; but the smaller one will be blemished, for the apple-scab fungus has established itself on the crown and about the calyx.”
“On the leaves are spots or lesions, -- injured or "diseased" -- infected with the apple-scab fungus.”
“Leaves and fruits injured by fungi, chiefly apple-scab.]”
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