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    The Shigometer is a battery-operated, lightweight field ohmmeter named after Dr. Alex L. Shigo. The meter was initially developed by Shigo and his collaborators as a means of detecting discolored and decayed wood in living trees using a pulsed electric current.

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    Citation

    Shortle, Walter C. 2000. Shigometer. In: Maloy. O.C.; Murray, T.D., eds. Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology. New York, NY: John Wiley: 902-903.

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