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- Howell, Brian E., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Forest pathology 2019 v.49 no.1 pp. e12473
- Arceuthobium vaginatum; Pinus; case studies; coniferous forests; harvesting; hosts; parasitic plants; parasitism; timber production; tree diseases; trees; Mexico
- ... Mexican dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium vaginatum subsp. vaginatum, Viscaceae) is the most widespread and damaging parasitic plant in Mexico. It parasitizes 10 species of pines (Pinus spp., Pinaceae) as principal hosts, including Pinus cooperi, one of the economically most important pines in the state of Durango. As a case study, we used stem analysis to estimate the effects of Mexican dwarf mistlet ...