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Brown spot needle disease--biology and control in Scotch pine plantations.

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Skilling, Darroll D.; Nicholls, Thomas H.

Year Published

1975

Publication

Research Paper NC-109. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

An application section briefly describes and illustrates the symptoms, hosts, life history of the brown spot needlecast fungus (Scirrhia acicola), and recommends chemical and cultural control methods. A documentation section details the research on the biology and control of the fungus.

Keywords

Scirrhia acicola, Pinus Sylvestris, Scotch pine, plantation management, Christmas tree culture, fungicides

Citation

Skilling, Darroll D.; Nicholls, Thomas H. 1975. Brown spot needle disease--biology and control in Scotch pine plantations. Research Paper NC-109. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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