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    Author(s): Northeastern Forest Experiment Station
    Date: 1973
    Source: NE-INF-16-73. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 28 p.
    Publication Series: Information Forestry
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Description

    This booklet outlines what happens most of the time as decay develops in a living tree. The drawings are designed to give an accurate general presentation of the decay process by focusing only on the major portions of an extremely complex process that involves the interactions among microorganisms, environmental factors, and the tree. The better we understand these processes the better we can prevent and control decay-the major cause of damage to all species of trees throughout the world.

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    • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.

    Citation

    Northeastern Forest Experiment Station 1973. A tree hurts, too. NE-INF-16-73. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 28 p.

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