What is another word for phylloxera?

3 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ fˈɪləksəɹə], [ fˈɪləksəɹə], [ f_ˈɪ_l_ə_k_s_ə_ɹ_ə]

Phylloxera is a pest that infests grapevines and is particularly damaging to European vineyards. There are a few synonymous terms for phylloxera, some of which include grape louse, vine mosquito, or root aphid. Regardless of the name, the effects of these pests are devastating to vineyards, with entire crops being wiped out in the worst cases. Phylloxera can be controlled through a combination of good vineyard management practices, resistant rootstocks, and sometimes the use of insecticides. Without proper control strategies in place, phylloxera has the potential to cause significant economic losses for growers and the wine industry as a whole.

Related words: phylloxera in plants, phylloxera disease, phylloxera control, phylloxera resistant grape varieties, phylloxera aphid, phylloxera incidence, phylloxera management

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    Usage examples for Phylloxera

    Many of the inhabitants yet alive can remember the phylloxera destroying them."
    "Merry-Garden and Other Stories"
    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
    The latter were subsequently accused of ruining the vines by their bad treatment, but most likely this was an error, it having since been made evident that European vines cannot be successfully cultivated east of the Rocky Mountains, where the phylloxera vastatrix prevails.
    "Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines"
    Henry Vizetelly
    At Geelong lately the heroic measure of destroying the vines has been taken to prevent the spread of phylloxera.
    "Six Letters From the Colonies"
    Robert Seaton

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