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    Author(s): A. Dan Wilson; D.G. Lester
    Date: 1999
    Source: Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases, p.65
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Fourth-year field evaluations of four trench insert materials, including water-permeable Typar® polypropylene spunbonded fabric, Biobarrier® or Typar® with trifluralin-impregnated nodules, and water-impermeable polyethylene Geomembrane liners of two thicknesses (20 and 30 mil), were conducted to further test the effectiveness of these physical and/or chemical barriers to root transmission for long-term control of oak wilt. Research plots were selected in a mature natural stand of live oaks growing within a residential development site on a predominantly rocky, sandy clay-loam soil type near Austin, Texas.

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    Wilson, A. Dan; Lester, D.G. 1999. Incidence of Trench Breakouts Following Applications of Trench Insert Barriers to Control Root Transmission of Ceratocytis Fagacearum in Texas Live Oaks, 1998. Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases, p.65

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