Recognizing and managing sapstreak disease of sugar maple
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Recognizing and managing sapstreak disease of sugar maple by David R. Houston

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in Radnor, PA (5 Radnor Corp Ctr, Ste 200, Radnor 19087-8775) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sugar maple -- Diseases and pests

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid R. Houston
SeriesResearch paper NE -- 675
ContributionsNortheastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14964737M

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Houston, David R., Recognizing and managing sapstreak disease of sugar maple / (Radnor, PA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, []), also by Pa.) Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor (page images at HathiTrust). Sapstreak is a dangerous, fatal fungal disease that attacks maple trees. Unfortunately, sapstreak gives very little evidence of its presence until the tree is near death. Sapstreak also discolors wood, making the timber worthless. Plant Health Care Recommendations for Sugar Maple Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is a large growing, highly desirable shade tree for many northern landscapes. During the summer it has medium green leaves which change to brilliant yellow, orange and red in the fall. Sugar maple will grow to a height of 60 to 80 feet in theFile Size: KB. Stands of sugar maple along a chain-wide strip on both sides of rules of major skid and haul roads logged in were examined for .

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