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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Armillaria root disease

  • Armillaria root disease
    Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 4. Revised 2008 (I.A. Hood) Based on J.B. van der Pas, I.A. Hood and M. MacKenzie (1983)   Causal organisms Armillaria limonea (G. Stevenson) Boesewinkel…
  • Root rot caused by Armillaria spp.
    From Scion publication Forest Research Bulletin 220, An Introduction to The Diseases of Forest and Amenity Trees in New Zealand, G.S.Ridley and M.A. Dick 2001. Species: Armillaria limonea and A. novae-zelandiae (Basidiomycete)…
  • Armillaria root disease of Pinus radiata in New Zealand
    Basidiospore dispersal Invasion and host reaction Influence of thinning and pruning Assessment of stand infection Stand assessment using aerial photography Growth loss

  • A biological control for armillaria root disease?
    From Forest Heallth News 245, March 2015 Armillaria species are found naturally in indigenous forests where they generally occur as harmless wood decay fungi. However, in exotic pine stands some…
  • Resinosis on Agathis australis (Kauri)
    From Forest Health News 201, December 2009. Resinosis at base of kauri In October 2009 Scion silvicultularist Greg Steward noted severe resin bleed around the base of a number of…
  • Armillaria and Gastrodia...
    From Forest Health News 146, November 2004. Visitors to pine plantations during summer may sometimes recognise the flowering stalks of the native orchid Gastrodia cunninghamii, or huperei, scattered generally across the forest floor.…
  • Armillaria spore dispersal
    From Forest Health News 142, July 2004. Armillaria root disease is widespread throughout New Zealand in pine forests and kiwifruit orchards, and in trees in parks, home gardens, and riparian zones (FHNews…
  • Armillaria hunnulea in New Zealand
    From Forest Health News 142, July 2004. Armillaria hinnulea was described as a new species in 1983 based on 39 collections: 33 from Tasmania, five from Victoria, and one from the…
  • Armillaria - the cause of resin soaking degrade in Pinus radiata?
    From Forest Health News 115, February 2002. Potentially high value pruned butt logs from certain forests on clay soils in warmer parts of the North Island are currently being down-graded in value…
  • Armillaria root rot - not just a forest disease
    From Forest Health News 88, August 1999. The root rot pathogen Armillaria novaezealandiae is not commonly encountered on the Canterbury plains. However Hagley Park, located in the heart of Christchurch, does…
  • Armillaria and Trichoderma
    From Forest Health News 85, May 1999. Recent coverage in the Christchurch Press (8 April) and on television has brought the problem of Armillaria root disease in the Christchurch Botanical Gardens…
  • Armillaria species distribution in the South Island
    From Forest Health News No. 42, May 1995. In 1988 lan Hood published a map of Armillaria distribution based on records held at NZ FRI. This data consisted primarily of…
  • Armillaria variability and control
    From Forest health News No. 21, June 1993. Armillaria variability: In January 1990 an Armillaria trial was established in a stand of 5-year-old P. radiata in Cpt 365, Kaingaroa Forest,…

 

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