Canadian Forest Service Publications

A canker of western flowering dogwood caused by Sclerophoma ambigua n. sp. 1972. Funk, A.; Parker, A.K. Canadian Journal of botany 50(7): 1623-1625.

Year: 1972

Available from: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 29203

Language: English

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Sclerophoma ambigua Funk and Parker, n. sp., is described from diseased flowering dogwood (Cornus nuttallii Audubon) in British Columbia, Canada. The canker disease is described and discussed; evidence of pathogenicity of the fungus is presented. The fungus is also associated with dieback of branch tips.

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