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Definition of Phylloxera

Phylloxera
Phylloxera Phyl`lox*e"ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? leaf + ? dry.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect (Phylloxera vastatrix) allied to the aphids. It attacks the roots and leaves of the grapevine, doing great damage, especially in Europe. Note: It exists in several forms, some of which are winged, other wingless. One form produces galls on the leaves and twigs, another affects the roots, causing galls or swellings, and often killing the vine. 2. The diseased condition of a vine caused by the insect just described.

Meaning of Phylloxera from wikipedia

- Grape phylloxera is an insect pest of grapevines worldwide, originally native to eastern North America. Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Fitch...
- been a species of Daktulosphaira vitifoliae, commonly known as grape phylloxera. While France is considered to have been worst affected, the blight also...
- Species: Phylloxera caryaeavellana C.V.Riley, 1880 Phylloxera caryaecaulis (Fitch, 1855) Phylloxera caryaefallax C.V.Riley, 1874 Phylloxera caryaefoliae...
- industry. In the 1870s French vineyards came under attack by a small insect, Phylloxera vastatrix, an aphid-like pest which sucks sap from the roots of grape...
- 19th and early 20th centuries, including an outbreak of the vine disease phylloxera, the institution of Prohibition, and the Great Depression. The wine industry...
- Hickory tussock moth (Lophocampa caryae) The hickory leaf stem gall phylloxera (Phylloxera caryaecaulis) also uses the hickory tree as a food source. Phylloxeridae...
- labrusca and it was introduced to fight a plague of a parasite named phylloxera, which was destroying the European grapevine and wine production. This...
- colonization of the subcontinent. The end of the 19th century saw the phylloxera louse take its toll on the Indian wine industry, followed by religious...
- district but the once flourishing wineries—bodegas— were wiped out by the phylloxera insect infestation of the 1860s, which effectively destro**** most European...
- recovering through the use of the copper-based Bordeaux mixture fungicide, the phylloxera epidemic that had plagued France and other European wine regions reached...