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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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Phorn Phot, a veterinarian in Dar commune's Anhchanh village, told The Post on Sunday that pasteurellosis and blackleg were detected in the area during the middle of March but, thanks to a vaccination campaign, the spread of the diseases had been halted.
reported a significant reduction in blackleg incidence during the growing season after pre-plant application of gypsum (CaS[O.sub.4]), although the effect decreased towards the end of the season [11].
brasiliense Causing Blackleg and Soft Rot of Potato in Turkey.
The presumptive diagnosis of blackleg is achieved by clinical observations and routine diagnosis is done by isolation and identification of bacteria, by traditional time consuming method.
During the miners' strike of 1984/5, Arthur Scargill branded him a "blackleg" - the greatest insult in the union lexicon - for trying to sustain coal supplies to blast furnaces.
These troops, with fixed bayonets at the ready, were housed in the district and used in support of the 1,000-plus imported Mets as they, together, safeguarded imported blackleg labour and effectively broke the strike in the interests of the coalowners who had requested their presence in the first place This was an army of occupation and Winston Churchill was at its head.
Western Australia (WA) was the right choice to gain hands-on-experience in dealing with the disease problems of canola such as blackleg and Sclerotinia stem rot.
Blackleg, a bacterial disease that causes the stems to rot at the base.
In addition, by shortly after the turn of the century the herds were plagued with blackleg and mange.
After their session, Doreen told me of her mother's memories of the use of blackleg labour during the General Strike: The street was all lined, either side, with people, and all along the kerbs there were policemen.