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First report of Armillaria root disease caused by Armillaria tabescens on Araucaria araucana in Veracruz, MexicoAuthor(s): M.-S. Kim; N. B. Klopfenstein; J. W. Hanna; P. Cannon; R. Medel; A. Lopez
Source: Plant Disease. 94(6): 784.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionIn September 2007, bark samples were collected from the root collar of a single Araucaria araucana tree that had recently died and was suspected of being killed by Armillaria root disease. Disease symptoms and signs included a thinning crown and fruiting bodies at the tree base over a several-year period before tree death.
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CitationKim, M.-S.; Klopfenstein, N. B.; Hanna, J. W.; Cannon, P.; Medel, R.; Lopez, A. 2010. First report of Armillaria root disease caused by Armillaria tabescens on Araucaria araucana in Veracruz, Mexico. Plant Disease. 94(6): 784.
KeywordsArmillaria root disease, Armillaria tabescens, Araucaria araucana
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