spot blight

spot blight

[′spät ‚blīt]
(plant pathology)
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Legal tools including "spot blight" eminent domain, vacant property receivership, and land banking have helped communities gain control of abandoned properties in some cities, but are unavailable or under-utilized in others.<br />Some cities have pursued strategies to promote reuse of vacant property.
Some of these cause symptoms similar to leaf spot of sesame such as spot blight and wilt (Bender 1999).
Five days later, officers attended at Riversdale Way, Newburn - a regular spot blighted by fly-tipping.
A BIRMINGHAM beauty spot blighted by rubbish is to be cleaned up - by criminals.
This dangerous metal arrow was discovered in brambles at a beauty spot blighted by anti-social behaviour.