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Fungi from foliage of Arctostaphylospatula, Castanopsis chrysophylla, and Ceanothus velutinus.Author(s): Steven E. Carpenter; John Mayfield; Robert E. Martin
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-462. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 8 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionTwelve fungus species were isolated from three shrubs—Arctostaphylos patula, Ceanothus velutinus, and Castanopsis chrysophylla—in ponderosa pine stands in central Oregon. Hormonema dematioides was most frequently isolated and was recovered from all three shrubs. Penicillium frequentans was most frequently isolated from the single shrub, Arctostaphylos patula, at all but one location. Three potential plant pathogens, Alternaria alternata, Drechslera sp., and Truncatella angustata, should be further investigated as possible biological control agents.
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CitationCrawford, Ralph H.; Carpenter, Steven E.; Mayfield, John; Martin, Robert E. 1987. Fungi from foliage of Arctostaphylospatula, Castanopsis chrysophylla, and Ceanothus velutinus. Res. Note PNW-RN-462. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 8 p
KeywordsWoody plants, brush control, competition (plant), fungi, biological control
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