noun Plant Pathology.
Origin of fire blight
Examples from the Web for fire blight
The fire-blight bacteria grow in the juicy part of the stem, between the wood and the bark.
Of course they had no reason to sue us because the damage was clearly done by fire-blight.
You have perhaps heard your father speak of the "fire-blight" of pear and apple trees.
I have a whole orchard of pears and there has never been a trace of fire-blight.
Ask your teacher to show you a case of fire-blight on a pear or apple tree.