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Recognizing and preventing maple declineAuthor(s): James W. Walters
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 7.02
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionMaple decline (i.e. maple blight, maple dieback) has periodically caused significant losses of sugar maple in northern hardwood forests. The first major outbreak of maple decline was reported in northeastern Wisconsin and upper Michigan in the late 1950's. The disease reappeared in the same general area during the late 1970's and early 1980's.
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CitationWalters, James W. 1992. Recognizing and preventing maple decline. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 7.02
- Health of eastern North American sugar maple forests and factors affecting decline
- Factors associated with the decline disease of sugar maple on the Allegheny Plateau
- Influence of nutrition and stress on sugar maple at a regional scale
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