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Home Publications Seed and Seedling Diseases in the Western US An Assessment of Cylindrocarpon on Container Western White Pine Seedlings After Outplanting

An Assessment of Cylindrocarpon on Container Western White Pine Seedlings After Outplanting

Cylindrocarpon root disease can destroy root systems of container seedlings. Foresters were concerned that infected nursery stock would perform poorly after outplanting. Root growth potential tests were a poor predictor of disease levels on seedlings that otherwise met standard morphological criteria (height, stem diameter, and firm root plugs for outplanting.


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Author(s): USDA Forest Service

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