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The transmission of oak wilt.

Author(s):

J.N. Gibbs
D.W. French

Year:

1980

Publication type:

Research Paper (RP)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

North Central Research Station

Source:

Research Paper NC-185. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Description

Provides an up-to-date review of factors affecting the transmission of oak wilt, Ceratocystis fagacearum. Discusses the history and severity of the disease, the saprophytic existence of the fungus in the dying tree, seasonal susceptibility of trees to infection, overland and underground spread, the role of animals and insects as vectors or tree wounders, and the distribution of the disease.

Citation

Gibbs, J.N.; French, D.W. 1980. The transmission of oak wilt. Research Paper NC-185. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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