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    Zone lines are narrow, usually dark markings formed in decaying wood. Zone lines are found most frequently in advanced white rot of hardwoods, although they occasionally are associated both with brown rot and with softwoods.

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    Smith, Kevin T. 2001. Zone lines. In: Malloy, O.C.; Murray, T.D., eds. Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology. John Wiley & Sons: 1217-1218.

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