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Notes: Spread of Fomes annosus Reduced by Heavy Application of Sulfur

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In a field trial, dusting sulfur at 2000 lb/acre appeared to check the spread of Fomes annosus in large centers of infection but 2000 lb ammonium nitrate did not. Sulfur produced long-term reductions in soil pH and microbial activity, but changes were less pronounced with ammonium nitrate. Forest Sci. 19:75-76.

Keywords: Pinus elliottii; Pinus taeda; microbial activity; root rot; soil acidity

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Area Forest Superintendent, Woodlands Department, International Paper Co., Monroeville, Alabama

Publication date: 1973-03-01

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
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