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Avoid planting Scotch pine near dwarf mistletoe-infected California pinesAuthor(s): Robert F. Scharpf; Arthur H. McCain
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-400. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionEight-year-old Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) were severely infected by dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium occidentale) when planted near infected Digger pine (P. sabiniana) in the foothills of the northern Sierra Nevada, in California. But 6-year-old knobcone x Monterey (P. attenuata x P. radiata) hybrid pines in the same plantation were unifected. To prevent infection, avoid planting Scotch pines near native California pines bearing dwarf mistletoe.
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CitationScharpf, Robert F.; McCain, Arthur H. 1988. Avoid planting Scotch pine near dwarf mistletoe-infected California pines. Res. Note PSW-RN-400. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p.
Keywordsdwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium occidentale, Pinus sylvestris, P. attenuata x P. radiata, Christmas tees
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