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A summary of white pine blister rust research in the Lake States.Author(s): Ralph L. Anderson
Source: General Technical Report NC-6. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSummarizes white pine blister rust research in the Lake States and present status of knowledge. Important microclimatic relations are described. Antibiotics are not effective, whereas pruning provides some control. Genetic resistance shows much promise but may be complicated by pathogenic races. The effectiveness of ribes eradication is open to question.
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CitationAnderson, Ralph L. 1973. A summary of white pine blister rust research in the Lake States. General Technical Report NC-6. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsCronartium ribicola, Pinus strobus, white pine, microclimate, antibiotics, pruning, genetic resistance, ribes eradication
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