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Recognizing and managing sapstreak disease of sugar mapleAuthor(s): David R. Houston; David R. Houston
Source: Res. Pap. NE-675. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department Agriculture,Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSapstreak disease, a potentially serious problem of sugarbushes and forest stands, occurs when the causal fungus, Ceratocystis virescens, invades the sapwood of roots and bases of stems through wounds inflicted during logging, saphauling, or other activities. Describes how to recognize the disease, the factors that affect its occurrence and development, and management approaches to help reduce its effects.
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CitationHouston, David R. 1993. Recognizing and managing sapstreak disease of sugar maple. Res. Pap. NE-675. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department Agriculture,Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
KeywordsCeratocystis virescens, root and buttress-root wounds, vascular disease, sugarbush, forest management
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