Canker in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Canker

a fungal disease of trees that causes damage to the bark

Examples of Canker in a sentence

When trees are under stress, they are more susceptible to canker and other fungal diseases. 🔊

Once infected with canker, the bark of the once healthy tree began to fall off. 🔊

The bark of the poplar began to look sunken and discolored once canker fungus invaded the tree. 🔊

When diseased with canker fungus, the inner bark of a tree can turn black and give off a stench.  🔊

Since canker diseases in plants cannot be healed, its best to take a preventative approach and stop the fungus from spreading early on.  🔊

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