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Pear blight
Pear Pear (p[^a]r), n. [OE. pere, AS. peru, L. pirum: cf. F. poire. Cf. Perry.] (Bot.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below. Pear blight. (a) (Bot.) A name of two distinct diseases of pear trees, both causing a destruction of the branches, viz., that caused by a minute insect (Xyleborus pyri), and that caused by the freezing of the sap in winter. --A. J. Downing. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A very small beetle (Xyleborus pyri) whose larv[ae] bore in the twigs of pear trees and cause them to wither. Pear family (Bot.), a suborder of rosaceous plants (Pome[ae]), characterized by the calyx tube becoming fleshy in fruit, and, combined with the ovaries, forming a pome. It includes the apple, pear, quince, service berry, and hawthorn. Pear gauge (Physics), a kind of gauge for measuring the exhaustion of an air-pump receiver; -- so called because consisting in part of a pear-shaped glass vessel. Pear shell (Zo["o]l.), any marine gastropod shell of the genus Pyrula, native of tropical seas; -- so called from the shape. Pear slug (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a sawfly which is very injurious to the foliage of the pear tree.

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- America. Fire blight of pome fruits, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al., is the most severe disease of pear and also is...
- Fire blight, also written fireblight, is a contagious disease affecting apples, pears, and some other members of the family Rosaceae. It is a serious concern...
- The pear (/ˈpɛər/) tree and shrub are a species of genus Pyrus /ˈpaɪrəs/, in the family Rosaceae, bearing the pomaceous fruit of the same name. Several...
- pear trees, they can be difficult to manage against diseases. Their size makes it difficult to apply pesticides, which makes preventing fire blight,...
- the tree species they infest. A significant member, X. dispar, causes pear blight. Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff, 1868 Xyleborus atratus Eichhoff, 1875 Xyleborus...
- blight, a fungal disease of plants, e.g., grain crops (especially wheat and oats), golf course gr****, caused by the several species of Fusarium Pear scab...
- The following is a list of diseases of pears (Pyrus communis). Common Names of Diseases, The American Phytopathological Society...
- crops Alternaria burnsiicausing ****in blossom blight Alternaria carotiincultaecauses leaf blight on carrot Alternaria carthami Alternaria celosiae...
- Xyleborinus saxesenii (fruit-tree pinhole borer) [25] Xyleborus dispar (pear blight beetle) [26] Xyleborus glabratus (redbay ambrosia beetle) Xyleborus similis...
- management of plant diseases. Fire blight, a plant disease caused by bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is commonly found in pear and apple crops. After coming in...
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