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Low average blister-rust infection rates may mean high control costsAuthor(s): Robert Marty
Source: Research Note NE-28. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-7
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, in cooperation with Federal and State forest-pest-control agencies, undertook a survey of blister-rust infection rates in the white pine region of the East during 1962 and 1963. Those engaged in blister-rust-control activities will not be surprised at the survey's results. We found that infection rates were significantly higher in high-hazard climatic zones than elsewhere. Hazard maps prepared by Charlton (1963) were used as the basis for delineating climatic hazard zones.
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CitationMarty, Robert 1965. Low average blister-rust infection rates may mean high control costs. Research Note NE-28. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-7
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