What is wilt?

  • (noun): Causing to become limp or drooping.
    Synonyms: wilting
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on wilt, wilts:

Marston, Maryland - People
... are not limited to) the Cherry, Devilbiss, Franklin, Jenkins, and Wilt families ... The Jenkins and Wilt families are the only to remain in the area, though the Franklins are related to the Wilt through intermarriage and are in that way still present in the area ... The only relative of the Wilts is John Wilts daughter, Who is now married to a Hoff and owns Wilt-Lee Farms ...
Laurel Wilt
... Laurel wilt, also called laurel wilt disease, is a vascular disease caused by the fungus Raffaelea lauricola, which is transmitted by the invasive redbay ambrosia beetle ... The avocado is perhaps the most commercially valuable plant affected by laurel wilt ...
Laurel Wilt - Fungicidal Efforts
... injections of propiconazole developed crown wilt symptoms for at least 30 weeks after being inoculated with Raffaelea spp ... Results suggest that propiconazole may be useful in preventing laurel wilt in redbay, but limitations and questions regarding duration of efficacy, rate of uptake, and efficacy under ... on commercial avocado trees to prevent laurel wilt disease ...

More definitions of "wilt":

  • (verb): Become limp.
    Synonyms: droop
  • (noun): Any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots.
    Synonyms: wilt disease
  • (verb): Lose strength.
    Example: "My opponent was wilting"

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