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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Black stain root disease caused by Leptographium spp.

 Also known as Verticicladiella root disease.

  • Leptographium 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: Leptographium procerum (syn. Verticicladiella procera); L.…
  • Leptographium root disease
    Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 6 (Note: Previously known as Verticicladiella root disease. Species of Verticicladiella have now been reassigned to the genus Leptographium Based on M. MacKenzie and M. Dick (1984). Revised…

  • Leptographium in radiata pine
    From Forest Health News 140, May 2004. When Pinus radiata trees are felled and left too long in the forest, undesirable blue or blackish discoloration soon develops in the sapwood, degrading the…

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