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Sapstreak disease of sugar maple: development over time and spaceAuthor(s): David R. Houston
Source: Res. Pap. NE-687. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 19 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSapstreak disease is a potentially serious problem of sugarbushes and forest stands. It is caused by the fungus Ceratocystis virescens, which invades sapwood of roots and bases of stems through wounds created during logging, saphauling, or other activities. This publication describes the results of observations and experiments to learn more about the patterns of disease development and the factors that affect them, within individual trees and within representative forests and sugarbushes.
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CitationHouston, David R. 1994. Sapstreak disease of sugar maple: development over time and space. Res. Pap. NE-687. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 19 p.
KeywordsCeratocystis virescens, root and buttress root wounds, vascular disease, sugarbush, root grafts
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