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fire-blight An important disease which affects many trees of the Rosaceae (e.g. apple, pear, and hawthorn). Infected trees have the appearance of having been scorched by fire; the tree may be killed within months. The causal agent is the bacterium Erwinia amylovora. The disease occurs in North America and in many parts of Europe; it is notifiable in Britain.

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fire-blight

fire-blight An important disease which affects many trees of the Rosaceae (e.g. apple, pear, and hawthorn). Infected trees have the appearance of having been scorched by fire; the tree may be killed within months. The causal agent is the bacterium Erwinia amylovora. The disease occurs in N. America and in many parts of Europe; it is notifiable in Britain.

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"fire-blight." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved August 16, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/fire-blight-0