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Title: HOW to Identify Butternut Canker and Manage Butternut Trees
Author: Ostry, M.E.; Mielke, M.E.; Anderson, R.L.
Source: HT-70. [Radnor, PA]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Publication Series: How-To Leaflets (HT)
Description: Butternut (Juglans cinerea), also known as white walnut, commonly grows on rich loamy soils in mixed hardwood forests. It ranges from eastern Canada west to Minnesota and as far south as Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi (fig. 1). The wood is valued for furniture, paneling, specialty products, and carving. Butternut produces nuts for wildlife and is important for commercial nut production. In addition, butternut contributes significantly to forest biodiversity, especially in the northern part of its range where the closely related black walnut (J. nigra) does not grow.
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Ostry, M.E.; Mielke, M.E.; Anderson, R.L. 1996. HOW to Identify Butternut Canker and Manage Butternut Trees. HT-70. [Radnor, PA]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
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