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Decay associated with borer wounds in living oaksAuthor(s): Frederick H. Berry
Source: Research Note NE-268. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionWood-borer wounds serve as entry courts for decay fungi in oak species in the central hardwood region. Thirteen species of fungi were isolated from decayed areas surrounding borer galleries. Polyporus compactus was the most frequently isolated fungus, accounting for about 1/3 of the total decay volume caused by identified fungi.
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CitationBerry, Frederick H. 1978. Decay associated with borer wounds in living oaks. Research Note NE-268. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
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