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  • n. Alternative spelling of fire blight.


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  • Unfortunately, crabapples are host to a multitude of pathogens, such as canker, blackspot, cedar-apple rust, and dreaded fireblight.

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  • But before he could get any sort of a decent aim, the great tree wilted, rotted, and fell into the water in a shower of dead leaves and punky sticks and chips, as if it had been attacked all at once by mildew, black spot, canker, fireblight and the Titanian mold.

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  • The pear, apple, and quince are liable to one mysterious disease which it is almost impossible to guard against or cure -- the fireblight.

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  • NZ apples were first banned from Australia after fireblight was found in Northland, in 1919, probably after infected nursery stock was imported from California. | Top Stories

  • She won't be apples: growers fear fireblight risk apple industry would be devastated if fireblight takes hold. support moves by the Federal Government to appeal against the

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  • The ban has been in place for 90 years to protect the Australian apple and pear industry from fireblight, a disease which destroys crops.

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  • John Corboy, the chairman of the Fireblight Taskforce for the Australian industry, says the fight against New Zealand apple imports and fireblight will continue.

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  • Zealand apples will expose Australia to new pests and diseases, including the devastating disease fireblight.

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  • But Mr Ashton rejects that argument and says Australia is not prepared to combat fireblight.

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  • "The control measures that are allowed in New Zealand aren't allowed in Australia, so if there was an outbreak of fireblight no one's been able to tell us what we're going to do, what we're going to spray with, because the sprays that are used in New Zealand aren't allowed to be used in Australia."

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