Diseases of sycamore and maple (Acer spp.)

  • D. H. Phillips
  • D. A. Burdekin


Sycamore, Acer pseudoplatanus, introduced four or five hundred years ago, and now naturalised here, is the only Acer sp. grown in Great Britain as a forest tree. The native A. campestre, the field maple, is a small tree common in woodland and scrub and in hedgerows. Many Acer species are extensively grown as ornamental trees, especially the Norway maple (A. platanoides) and its varieties, and numerous introduced maples from the Far East and from North America.


Powdery Mildew Leaf Spot Decay Fungus Acer Saccharum Acer Pseudoplatanus 
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© D.H. Phillips and D.A. Burdekin 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. H. Phillips
    • 1
  • D. A. Burdekin
    • 1
  1. 1.The Forestry Commission of Great BritainUK

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