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    Author(s): Keith Woeste; Lenny Farlee; Michael OstryJames McKenna; Sally Weeks
    Date: 2009
    Source: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 26(1): 9-14.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Description

    Exotic insect pests and pathogens have dramatically reduced the quantity and quality of several trees species in North America. Butternut (Juglans cinerea L.) is one such species. This review discusses the identification of butternut, the current status of butternut, and the nature of the threats that influence its survival, all in the context of what forest managers need to know to make difficult choices they face when managing butternut. Options for encouraging regeneration are presented, as well the current status of recovery efforts.

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    Citation

    Woeste, Keith; Farlee, Lenny; Ostry, Michael; McKenna, James; Weeks, Sally. 2009. A forest manager''s guide to butternut. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 26(1): 9-14.

    Keywords

    butternut canker, Juglans cinerea, Juglans ailantifolia, Japanese walnut, Juglans × bixbyi, buart, hybrid invasion

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