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    Author(s): S. A. Alexander
    Date: 1989
    Source: In: Otrosina, William J.; Scharpf, Robert F., technical coordinators. 1989. Proceedings of the symposium on research and management of annosus root disease (<i>Heterobasidion annosum</i>) in western North America; April 18-21, 1989; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-116. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 111-116
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Annosus root disease (ARD), is the major root disease of pines in the southeastern United States where severely affected trees exhibit growth loss. Assessing the potential damage of ARD is essential for making effective disease control and management decisions. A soil hazard rating system developed to identify potential for tree mortality is described. The Annosus Sampling Procedure accurately estimates the severity of ARD within a stand. The GY-ANNOSUS computer program estimates growth loss caused by ARD. ARD management strategies are discussed.

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    Alexander, S. A. 1989. Annosus Root Disease Hazard Rating, Detection, and Management Strategies in the Southeastern United States. In: Otrosina, William J.; Scharpf, Robert F., technical coordinators. 1989. Proceedings of the symposium on research and management of annosus root disease (Heterobasidion annosum) in western North America; April 18-21, 1989; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-116. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 111-116

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