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Title: A review of oak wilt management: a summary of treatment options and their efficacy
Author: Koch, Karrie A.; Quiram, Gina L.; Venette, Robert C.
Publication: Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 9: 1-8.
Key Words: Ceratocystis fagacearum, forest pathogen, invasive species, pest management, Quercus
Abstract: Oak wilt, caused by the invasive fungal pathogen Ceratocystis fagacearum (Bretz) Hunt, is a serious and fatal disease of oaks, Quercus spp., with red oaks (section Lobatae) generally being more susceptible than white oaks (section Quercus). Oak wilt was first recognized in North America in 1944 and has since been confirmed in 24 eastern, midwestern, and southern states. The purpose of this paper is to review relevant literature on the efficacy of oak wilt treatment options
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