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Improved Sanitation Practice for Control of Dutch Elm DiseaseAuthor(s): Jack H. Barger
Source: Res. Pap. NE-386. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn Detroit, Michigan, 12 plots, each containing about 600 American elm trees, Ulmus americana L., were subjected for 3 years to intensive and conventional sanitation treatments to control Dutch elm disease. In the intensive treatment, three disease surveys were conducted each year; each followed by tree removal within 20 working days. In the conventional treatment, one survey was conducted each year, and diseased trees were removed in late fall and winter. Results showed that the intensive sanitation treatment was significantly better than the conventional treatment each year. Arborists should consider the advantage of detecting and removing diseased elms promptly.
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CitationBarger, Jack H. 1977. Improved Sanitation Practice for Control of Dutch Elm Disease. Res. Pap. NE-386. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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