an aphid, Eriosoma lanigera, that is covered with a powdery waxy secretion and infests apple trees: Also called: American blight
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How to use apple blight in a sentence
The true apple blight is a malady of very serious character, that invades many orchards in the Western States.American Pomology | J. A. Warder
Blights are all over, the pear blight, the apple blight, the lettuce blight.