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Antibiotic Treatment of Blister Rust Cankers in Eastern White PineAuthor(s): William R. Phelps; Ray Weber
Source: Research Note NC-96. 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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DescriptionCycloheximide (Acti-dione) and Phytoactin antibiotics, applied as basal stem treatments, aerial spray treatments, and complete foliar drenches were not effective in controlling blister rust cankers in eastern white pine. Cycloheximide was effective in suppressing canker activity and growth if directly applied to scarified cankers.
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CitationPhelps, William R.; Weber, Ray. 1970. Antibiotic Treatment of Blister Rust Cankers in Eastern White Pine. Research Note NC-96. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordscankers, white pine, antibiotic
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