noun, plural phyl·lox·e·rae [fil-uhk-seer-ee, fi-lok-suh-ree], /ˌfɪl əkˈsɪər i, fɪˈlɒk səˌri/, phyl·lox·e·ras.
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Origin of phylloxera
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How to use phylloxera in a sentence
Phylloxera struck in the late 19th century, and in the 20th century, Soviet winemaking mandates encouraged quantity above quality.
The original vines on the estate perished in the late 19th century from oidium and phylloxera, and Klein Constantia shut down.Drink Like Nelson Mandela: South Africa’s Exciting New Wine|Jordan Salcito|December 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is said to be the most effectual preventive of black rot, and to destroy the Phylloxera, the two worst enemies of the grape.
The Phylloxera pest, which has wrought such havoc among vineyards throughout Europe, has invaded California also.
The roots are strong, thick and very resistant to phylloxera.
Like those of Riparia, the roots are slender, hard, and resistant to the phylloxera.
Riparia is very resistant to phylloxera, the roots are small in size, hard and numerous and branch freely.