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    Author(s): Darroll D. Skilling; Thomas H. Nicholls
    Date: 1975
    Source: Research Paper NC-109. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    An application section briefly describes and illustrates the symptoms, hosts, life history of the brown spot needlecast fungus (Scirrhia acicola), and recommends chemical and cultural control methods. A documentation section details the research on the biology and control of the fungus.

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    Citation

    Skilling, Darroll D.; Nicholls, Thomas H. 1975. Brown spot needle disease--biology and control in Scotch pine plantations. Research Paper NC-109. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Scirrhia acicola, Pinus Sylvestris, Scotch pine, plantation management, Christmas tree culture, fungicides

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