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Title: Survey of Sycamore Plantations for Canker, Leaf Scorch, and Dieback

Author: Filer, T. H. Jr.; Cooper, D. T.; Collins, R. J.; Wolfe, R.;

Date: 1975

Source: Plant Disease Reporter 59(2):152-153

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Twenty-six sycamore plantations surveyed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee in 1973 had leaf scorch symptoms; cankers caused mor tality in six lower Mississippi Delta s tands. Symptoms of the disease are leaf scorch, top diebac k, and trunk canker. No trees under 4 years old had dieback, and none unde r 6 years old had lethal trunk canker.

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Filer, T. H., Jr.; Cooper, D. T.; Collins, R. J.; Wolfe, R. 1975. Survey of Sycamore Plantations for Canker, Leaf Scorch, and Dieback. Plant Disease Reporter 59(2):152-153.


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