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Pole blight of western white pineAuthor(s): Charles D. Leaphart; Otis L. Copeland; Donald P. Graham
Source: Forest Pest Leaflet 16. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 4 p
Publication Series: Miscellaneous
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionPole blight is one of the most serious diseases of western white pine (Pinus monticola Dougl.) and is restricted to that species. The disease is given this name because it affects pole-size trees primarily, usually those within the 40- to 100-year age class, although trees both younger and older are occasionally affected.
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CitationLeaphart, Charles D.; Copeland, Otis L., Jr.; Graham, Donald P. 1957. Pole blight of western white pine. Forest Pest Leaflet 16. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 4 p.
Keywordspole blight, western white pine, Pinus monticola
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