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blackleg

a worker who reports for work normally whilst the majority of his or her colleagues are on STRIKE.
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Pectinolytic bacteria associated with potato soft rot and blackleg in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Despite the known importance of gas gangrene and blackleg in animals in Brazil, most diagnoses are based only on clinical signs or gross lesions.
In addition, by shortly after the turn of the century the herds were plagued with blackleg and mange.
Kedi produces tobacco-specific amino acid bio-fertilizer that can greatly improve the quality of tobacco leaves, and prevent diseases, especially Wilt Disease, Blackleg Disease, and Root Nematode Disease.
After their session, Doreen told me of her mother's memories of the use of blackleg labour during the General Strike:
Dickeya is often mistaken for the blackleg disease, but has more severe symptoms, rotting the seed tubers and causing plants to wilt and die.
The causal agent of blackleg of potato, Erwinia carotovora subsp.
They have articles about The Secret History of the Strike, and The Blackleg State.
You can't pretend the wheat doesn't have head blight, a cow doesn't have blackleg, or that predators--two-legged or four--don't prey.