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    Author(s): Walter R. Mark; Frank G. Hawksworth
    Date: 1974
    Source: Journal of Forestry. 72(3): 146-147.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The relation between vigor of dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium vaginatum subsp. cryptopodum) bole infections and diameter of ponderosa pine was evaluated in several areas in Colorado. Infections which occur where the bole is over 5 inches in diameter seem to pose little threat to surrounding trees. In this study all such trees were over 7 inches d.b.h.

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    Mark, Walter R.; Hawksworth, Frank G. 1974. How important are bole infections in spread of ponderosa pine dwarf mistletoe? Journal of Forestry. 72(3): 146-147.


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