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Antibiotics Do Not Control Blister Rust in Eastern White Pine SeedlingsAuthor(s): William R. Phelps; Ray Weber
Source: Research Note NC-52. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionTo prevent blister rust infections in Eastern white pine seedlings, the antibiotics, cycloheximide (acti-dione) and Phytoactin, were tested in root dips, root slurries, and foliar drenches before planting and after planting the trees. None of the methods and materials tested was effective.
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CitationPhelps, William R.; Weber, Ray. 1968. Antibiotics Do Not Control Blister Rust in Eastern White Pine Seedlings. Research Note NC-52. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsBlister Rust, antibiotics, white pine
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- White pine blister rust in the interior Mountain West
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