Canadian Forest Service Publications

Exotic forest fungi: a new approach for detecting them in time. 2009. Bérubé, J.A. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, Quebec. Branching out, Number 52. 1 p.

Year: 2009

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 30729

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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Each exotic fungus species poses a new threat of disease to Canadian forests. To detect such pests, an early warning system based on DNA analysis of plants that are imported into Canada showing no symptoms of disease has been put in place.

Also available under the title:
Les champignons forestiers exotiques: une nouvelle approche pour les détecter à temps. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 52. (French)