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Butternut Decline (Pest Alert)Author(s): USDA Forest Service; Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry
Source: Misc. Publ. Newtown Square, PA:U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Publication Series: Program Aid
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DescriptionA decline of butternut has been noted in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois for the past several years. The causes are being investigated and we need additional information on the occurrence of the problem. We also need to know if the problem is found on walnut. Symptoms of decline include trunk and branch cankers with subsequent dieback of the crown. Decline affected trees do not recover, but will eventually die after several years of progressive crown deterioration.
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CitationUSDA Forest Service 0. Butternut Decline (Pest Alert). Misc. Publ. Newtown Square, PA:U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
KeywordsCankers, mortality, dieback, crown dieback, branch cankers, stem cankers, butternut deline, butternut pest alerty
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