Sentence Examples


  • Closely related to the typical aphides is Phylloxera vastatrix, the insect which causes enormous loss by attacking the leaves and roots of vines.
  • The extensive vineyards were much injured by phylloxera towards the close of the 19th century.
  • Before the appearance of Phylloxera in 1882 wine was exported to France and Switzerland, but in1882-1895thousands of acres of vines were destroyed.
  • Phylloxera was checked by the importation of American vines and the establishment of schools of viticulture.
  • Were destroyed under the Phylloxera Act, but replanting subsequently revived this industry.
 

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