Notes: Fusiform Rust Gradient in a Loblolly Pine Plantation
Abstract:A gradient of fusiform rust incidence in a 10-yr-old loblolly pine planting in east central Mississippi was related to the occurrence of susceptible oak species in its immediate proximity. The incidence of rust decreased from a high of 8.8 galls per tree within 25 m of the side of the planting with numerous oaks to a low of 2.3 galls per tree at a distance of 150-200 m. The gradient was apparently caused by inoculum produced on these oaks. Forest Sci. 32: 372-376.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Professor of Forestry, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Publication date: 1986-06-01
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