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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1986 Reducing Fusarium Top Blight in 1-0 Douglas-fir by Irrigation Scheduling

Reducing Fusarium Top Blight in 1-0 Douglas-fir by Irrigation Scheduling

Dry Pacific Northwest summer weather is when one phase of Top Blight caused by Fusarium spp. infects 1-0 forest nursery seedlings. Top Blight appears when nurseries use short cycle cooling irrigation during hot weather. Infection is prevented by deep watering up to one inch at infrequent intervals.


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Author(s): Kenelm W. Russell

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1986

Event: Combined Western Forest Nursery Council and Intermountain Nursery Association Meeting
1986 - Tumwater, WA

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