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- Swett, Cassandra L; Porter, Bernice; Fourie, Gerda; Steenkamp, Emma T; Gordon, Thomas R; Wingfield, Michael J
- Southern forests 2014 v.76 no.3 pp. 161-166
- Briza maxima; DNA; Ehrharta; Fusarium circinatum; Pinus; Pseudotsuga menziesii; disease occurrence; endophytes; forests; fungi; grasses; host range; hosts; inoculum; nucleotide sequences; pathogens; plantations; sanitation; virulence; California; South Africa
- ... The pitch canker pathogen, Fusarium circinatum , has major impacts on production in pine nurseries and plantations in South Africa. Thus far, efforts to reduce local spread have focused on rouging of infected pines and sanitation to eliminate local sources of inoculum. Although the host range of F. circinatum was thought to be limited to pines and Douglas-fir, recent studies in California indicate ...
- Salomón, María E Salgado; Barroetaveña, Carolina; Rajchenberg, Mario
- Southern forests 2013 v.75 no.2 pp. 97-101
- ectomycorrhizae; Nothofagus; endophytes; national parks; soil fungi; baits; plastic bags; seedlings; temperate forests; bioassays; trees; forest soils; Pseudotsuga menziesii; conifers; forest reserves; roots; inoculum; Argentina; Chile; Andes region
- ... Temperate forests of southern Argentina and Chile cover a wide latitudinal and altitudinal range on both sides of the Andes, with Nothofagus species being one of the main tree species. Most of the larger remnants are protected within the limits of national parks and forest reserves. However, some of these are invaded by exotic conifers such as Pseudotsuga menziesii. In order to better understand t ...