Example sentences for: phylloxera

How can you use “phylloxera” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Just four years later, cholera claimed the lives of up to 7,000 Madeirans, and in 1873 the dreaded disease phylloxera destroyed the remainder of the vineyards.

  • This somehow allowed the plants to resist adverse weather conditions and even the grape plague, phylloxera, that decimated vines all over Europe in the second half of the 19th century.

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