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Etiological study of the short needle disease of pineAuthor(s): Francis A. Wood; Stanley P. Pennypacker
Source: In: Dochinger, L. S.; Seliga, T. A., eds. Proceedings of the first international symposium on acid precipitation and the forest ecosystem; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-23. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 977-978
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe short needle disease of pines consists of dwarfing, crooking, twisting, and excessive elongation of random needles, failure of buds to develop, reduced lateral branch development and the premature casting of needles. The disease was initially associated with a power plant source of air pollution in the eastern United States during 1969; at that time the cause of the disease was unknown.
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CitationWood, Francis A.; Pennypacker, Stanley P. 1976. Etiological study of the short needle disease of pine. In: Dochinger, L. S.; Seliga, T. A., eds. Proceedings of the first international symposium on acid precipitation and the forest ecosystem; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-23. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 977-978
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