pole blight

noun

Definition of pole blight

: a destructive disease of undetermined cause affecting white pines and characterized by shortening of the needle-bearing stems especially in the upper crown, yellowing and shortening of the needles, abundant resin flow, and eventual death of the tree

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“Pole blight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pole%20blight. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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