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Indicators of Fomes annosus Root Decay and Bark Beetle Susceptibility in Sapling White Fir

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Decreased height growth and reduced length of branches retaining foliage were reliable indicators of root decay by Fomes annosus and susceptibility to bark beetles in unsuppressed white fir saplings growing in centers of the root disease. Decreased radial growth and elevated moisture stress were less reliable. Forest Sci. 22:365-369.

Keywords: Abies concolor; Scolytus ventralis

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Principal Plant Pathologist, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Berkeley, California 94701

Publication date: September 1, 1976

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    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
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