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Blister Rust Control in the Inland Empire

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By the time white pine blister rust was discovered in the West, the life history of the fungus causing the disease was already well understood and control methods satisfactory for eastern conditions already had been developed. Because of the size of the task and also because of the inaccessibility of many of the western pine and sugar pine stands, the control of white pine blister rust in the West appeared to many an almost impossible task. Nevertheless, the Office of White Pine Blister Rust undertook the control of white pine blister rust in the West. The progress made to date is amazing, and with adequate support the task can be completed. The control of white pine blister rust in the West must be regarded as one of the greatest forestry achievements in the United States.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine

Publication date: November 1, 1939

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
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