The unrestricted transportation of forest grown trees and shrubs in the Lake states threatens to distribute the white pine blister rust and other insect pests and plant diseases. After trying paper and manilla posters, which were not as effective as desired, the Wisconsin department of agriculture erected a series of wooden signs along the important highways. These have attracted popular attention and greatly reduced the movement of trees and uninspected plants.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 1926
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