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Needle Casts

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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Abstract

Certain diseases of conifers that result in conspicuous shedding of needles are termed needle casts, sometimes needle blights. Most of the fungi causing such symptoms are members of the Phacidiales.

Keywords

Plant Pathology Early Summer Severe Infection Leaf Spot Entire Tree 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kenneth Horst
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  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe BiologyCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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