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Dothistroma needle-blight

  • Dothistroma needle blight
    From Field Assessment, Control and Identification of Common Foliage Diseases of Pine in New Zealand. In this page: Diagnostic features Disease location Primary diagnostic features of Dothistroma needle blight Needles turn…
  • Dothistroma needle blight
    Forest pathology in New Zealand No. 5. LS Bulman (2008) Based on PD Gadgil (1984). Causal organism Dothistroma septosporum (Dorog.) M. Morelet, previously known in New Zealand as Dothistroma pini Hulbary.…
  • Needle blight caused by Dothistroma pini
    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: Dothistroma pini (Ascomycete anamorph) Common…
  • Dothistroma needle blight - nursery diseases
    From Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 16. Nursery diseases. Based on Margaret Dick and AL Vanner  (1986), Revised by MA Dick (2008). Causal organism Dothistroma septosporum (Dorog.) M. Morelet.  Until…

  • Dothistromin toxic in a virulence factor in dothistroma needle blight of pines
    From Forest Health News 250 , September 2014. Dothistroma needle blight is a problem in many forests in New Zealand. A characteristic feature of this disease is the presence of…
  • The economic cost of dothistroma needle blight to the New Zealand forest industry
    From Forest Health News 215, May 2011. Forest growers in parts of New Zealand consider Dothistroma needle blight to be one of the most serious diseases affecting growth of radiata…
  • Dothistroma Control Committee
    From Forest Health News 215, May 2011. The Dothistroma Control Committee (DCC) is a sub-committee of the Forest Biosecurity Committee administered by the New Zealand Forest Owners’ Association. The DCC…
  • Dothistroma pine needle blight
    From Forest Health News 206, June 2010. Dothistroma (septosporum) (= D. pini) is a needle blight that affects the health and growth of pine trees. Each summer, affected forests around…
  • Improved and cheaper control of dothistroma needle blight
    From Forest Health News No. 175, July 2007. The New Zealand forest industry spends around $2.5 million per year on Dothistroma control by aerial application of copper in a mixture of oil…
  • Dothistroma needle blight in British Columbia and an international research alliance
    From Forest health News No. 167, October 2006. It was with great anticipation that I accepted an invitation to speak at the Western International Forest Disease Work Conference (WIFDWC) held at Smithers,…
  • Dothistroma control
    From Forest Health News 159, February 2006. The needle-cast fungus Dothistroma has been present in New Zealand plantation forests for over 40 years. Since the mid 1960s there has been considerable research…
  • Seasonal development of Dothistroma pini
    From Forest Health News 143, August 2004. In October 2003, a 2-year study was initiated to determine the main Dothistroma infection period by monitoring the development of lesions on pine needles. The…
  • Dothistroma on the increase
    from Forest Health News 124, November 2002. Severe defoliation caused by Dothistroma pini has been recorded in pine plantations in many parts of the country this year. Approximately 180,000 ha will…

 

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