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    Author(s): William R. Phelps; Ray Weber
    Date: 1968
    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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    To 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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    Phelps, 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

    Keywords

    Blister Rust, antibiotics, white pine

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