Canadian Forest Service Publications

A successful treatment for scleroderris canker in red pine. 2004. Laflamme, G. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Ste-Foy, Québec. Branching out, Number 12. 2 p.

Year: 2004

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 25078

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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Scleroderris canker, a disease caused by the European strain of the fungus Gremmeniella abietina, is highly virulent in red pine (Pinus resinosa) plantations. When nothing is done to eradicate the disease, the survival of infected plantations is compromised.

Also available under the title:
Chancre scléroderrien du pin rouge : Traitement réussi! L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 12. (French)