- injury to the leaves, bark, or underlying tissues of woody plants due to the combined effects of heat, humidity, and intense sunshine.
Origin of sunscald
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It is determinate in habit and shy in foliage, increasing danger of sunscald.
A vigorous vine which is necessary to produce abundant fruit and to protect from sunscald.
Experiments have shown pretty clearly that sunscald, blossom-end rot and cracking are worse on trained plants.
Indeed, sunscald so produced is one of the common troubles of the pear in New York.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
I think you will have more loss from sunscald and root rot than you will from blight.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting
Northern Nut Growers Association