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    Author(s): R.S. Smith
    Date: 1970
    Source: Plant Disease Reporter
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Three methods of applying borax were tested for penetration into stump tissues and for effectiveness in controlling Fomes annosus infection of freshly cut white fir stumps. All borax treatments reduced infection significantly; dry powder was the most effective. The degree of penetration of xylem stump tissue and the effectiveness of control in the three methods tested were directly correlated.

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    Smith, R.S. Jr. 1970. Borax to control Fomes annosus infection of white fir stumps. Plant Disease Reporter. 54(10): 872-875.

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