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Pest Alert Beech Bark Disease NA–PR–03–12

Beech bark disease causes significant mortality and defect in American beech, Fagus grandifolia (Ehrh.). The disease results when bark, attacked and altered by the beech scale, Cryptococcus fagisuga Lind., is invaded and killed by fungi, primarily Nectria coccinea var. faginata Lohman, Watson, and Ayers, and sometimes Nectria galligena Bres.

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2012
ID: 
NA–PR–03–12
Author: 
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
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Online
Topic:
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Pest Alert Beech Bark Disease NA–PR–03–12
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