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Cover for Annosus root and butt rots.

The root and butt rots caused by the Heterobasidion annosum species complex, hereafter referred as H. annosum sensu lato, are among the most destructive diseases of conifers. In this chapter, the host range, distribution, detection, infection biology, patterns and rate of spread, as well as the...

Author(s)
Gonthier, P.; Thor, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Armillaria root rots.

Armillaria causes root disease of woody plants (including forest trees, amenity trees, orchard trees and vines). This chapter summarizes the knowledge of the fungus in forestry and emphasizes interesting facts for the forest manager. Information is provided on their distribution, detection,...

Author(s)
Guillaumin, J. J.; Legrand, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Laminated and tomentosus root rots.

Phellinus sulphurascens is the causal agent of laminated root rot, which attacks a number of conifer species, with Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) as its most economically important host. This chapter provides information on their distribution, detection, infection biology, epidemiology, and...

Author(s)
Lewis, K. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chestnut blight.

The causal agent of chestnut blight, Cryphonectria parasitica, is an ascomycete fungus (Diaporthales) that is native to eastern Asia (China and Japan). This chapter focuses the epidemiology and management of chestnut blight. Information is given on the pathogen distribution, host range, detection,...

Author(s)
Prospero, S.; Rigling, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pitch canker.

This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of pitch canker, a disease of forest trees caused by Gibberella circinata. Information is given on their detection, host range, distribution and risk assessment, as well as management strategies and tactics, which include exclusion,...

Author(s)
Gordon, T. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Larch canker.

The term 'larch canker' or 'European larch canker' is used for a canker disease of larches (Larix spp.) and golden larches (Pseudolarix spp.) caused by the fungal species Lachnellula willkommii. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of this disease. Information is given on...

Author(s)
Cech, T. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hypoxylon canker.

Entoleuca mammata (syn. Hypoxylon mammatum) causes the most damaging canker disease of quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in many areas of North America. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of Hypoxylon canker. Information is given on pathogen distribution, host range,...

Author(s)
Ostry, M. E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dothistroma needle blight.

This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of Dothistroma needle blight (DNB), which is one of the most important foliar diseases of pines (Pinus spp.) worldwide, caused by D. septosporum and D. pini (Mycosphaerella pini). Information is given on the pathogen distribution, host range,...

Author(s)
Bulman, L. S.; Dick, M. A.; Ganley, R. J.; McDougal, R. L.; Schwelm, A.; Bradshaw, R. E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Foliar diseases of broadleaved trees.

Fungi that cause foliar diseases of broadleaved trees comprise a differentiated group of organisms. This is shown by their morphological characteristics, which are indicative of their taxonomy, as well as by their life cycles, epidemiology, host range and disease symptoms on the host plants. Foliar ...

Author(s)
Kowalski, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Oomycete diseases.

The most important oomycete forest pathogens comprise two genera: Pythium and Phytophthora. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of oomycete diseases. Information is given on the pathogen distribution, host range, detection methods (including PCR-based) and infection biology, as...

Author(s)
Hayden, K. J.; Hardy, G. E. S. J.; Garbelotto, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter

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