(1) The spray-painted art was considered an urban blight by New York officials, who persecuted the young artists who created it.(2) the vines suffered blight and disease(3) Pompeii is an hour's drive away: up over the Chiunzi pass, down through the urban blight of the Sarno plain, and there it is, the world's most famous stopped clock.(4) her remorse could be a blight on that happiness(5) Other than an awareness of the blight at school headquarters, there is no evidence that these businessmen/reformers have a clue about what is really wrong with schooling.(6) Approved for use on stone fruits and almonds to control brown rot, blossom and twig blight , and fruit brown rot.(7) Botrytis blight , a fungal disease, causes reddish-brown leaf spots and is often the result of damp weather and/or evening watering.(8) the city's high-rise social housing had become synonymous with urban blight(9) potato blight(10) Occasionally they would take to the air to kill people with their knifelike talons and blight the crops with poisonous excrement.(11) However, the figures are still dwarfed by the huge scale of the problem of urban dereliction and blight in the area.(12) The blight is actually a fungus called rhytisma acerinum and has infected trees all the way from Ottawa to Barrie to Windsor in the past several years.(13) The barren South Bronx neighborhood that Ronald Reagan visited in 1980 to illustrate urban blight is now a thriving area, with, inevitably, a Starbucks.(14) Common onion diseases include damping off, botrytis leaf blight, downy mildew, and bacterial blight .(15) Urban blight is cumulative and self-reinforcing; blighted buildings cast a pall on land around them, discourage upkeep, and stifle renewal.(16) The Harlem of 1921 was already an urban blight , although only a few years separated these once fine homes from the mansions and townhouses of upper crust New York in those days.