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Heart rot of Virginia pine in MarylandAuthor(s): Richard H. Fenton; Frederick H. Berry
Source: Forest Research Note NE-56. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionLoggers and sawmill men have been wary of purchasing Virginia pine sawtimber. They point out that a heart rot, locally called "red heart, may spell the difference between profit and loss on a logging job. It is difficult to detect this rot in standing Virginia pine. It is even harder to estimate the volume loss. And total losses can be determined only after logging and milling.
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CitationFenton, Richard H.; Berry, Frederick H. 1956. Heart rot of Virginia pine in Maryland. Forest Research Note NE-56. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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