Sentence Examples

  • A strong growth of the fungus gives the appearance of mildew on the wood, and produces an unpleasant musty smell.
  • Shakespeares reference in King Lear (Act iii., Sc. iv.) may be quoted as evincing acquaintance with mildew in the 17th century, as also the interesting Rouen law of Loverdo (1660).
  • The same precautions must be used against mildew and insects as given in January.
  • Oidium or mildew is only second in importance to the phylloxera.
  • Erysiple graminis, a mildew of grasses, has caused great loss in various countries; Dilophia graminis sometimes causes deformities of the leaves and inflorescence; another somewhat similar fungus, Ophiobolus graminis, attacks the leaves and stalks near the ground, completely destroying the plants.

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