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Decay in yellow-poplar, maple, black gum, and ash in the central hardwood regionAuthor(s): Frederick H. Berry
Source: Research Note NE-242. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn a study of decay in yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.), red maple (Acer rubrum L.), sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.), black gum (Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.), and ash (Fraxinus spp.) in the central hardwood region, decay was found in 57 of 148 study trees. Extent of decay, causal fungi, and method of entry are discussed. The relationship between tree age and diameter and decay is also examined.
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CitationBerry, Frederick H. 1977. Decay in yellow-poplar, maple, black gum, and ash in the central hardwood region. Research Note NE-242. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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