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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Neonectria fuckeliana, nectria flute canker of radiata pine


  • Infection courts used by Neonectria fuckeliana, the cause of nectria flute canker
    From Forest Health News 220, November/December 2011. Although flute cankers caused by Neonectria fuckeliana are invariably associated with pruned branch stubs, studies have shown that direct entry through the stub…
  • Canker in our pine plantations
    Nectria flute canker. From Biosecurity 99, August 2010. Nectria flute canker demonstrates just how difficult and complex biosecurity problems can be – and the value of science in helping find…
  • Nectria flute canker – a disease almost beaten?
    From Forest Health News 195, May/June 2009. When Nectria flute canker was first recognised in New Zealand on Pinus radiata, nothing was known about the disease. The causal agent, Neonectria…
  • Nectria ecology collaboration with Scandanavia
    From Forest Health News 188, October 2008. Neonectria fuckeliana is the fungus associated with Nectria flute canker disease in Pinus radiata in the South Island of New Zealand. The fungus…
  • Update on nectria flute canker
    UPDATE ON NECTRIA FLUTE CANKER, Forest Health News 183, April 2008. NECTRIA ECOLOGY PROGRAMME, Forest Health News 183, April 2008. NECTRIA FOCUS GROUP MEETING, Forest Health News 183, April 2008.…
  • Nectria flute canker
    Forest Health News 180, January 2008. Nectria flute canker is now well known as a fungal disease affecting Pinus radiata in the southern region of New Zealand, associated with the fungus Nectria…
  • Nectria fuckeliana in pruned an unpruned trees
    From Forest Health News No. 175, July 2007. Last year we reported an unexpected finding that the DNA of Nectria fuckeliana was detected in both pruned and unpruned trees (see FH…
  • Nectria disease of Pinus radiata
    From Forest Health News 170, February 2007. Nectria disease of Pinus radiata Nectria pruning trial Nectria surveys Nectria infection of nursery stock Nectria field guide available   Nectria disease of…
  • Detection of Nectria fuckeliana in pruned and unpruned trees
    From Forest Health News 167, October 2006. As reported in Forest Health News 165 August 2006, a DNA-based method was used to detect the presence of Nectria fuckeliana within pruned and unpruned…
  • Nectria disease of radiata pine
    From Forest Health News 165, August 2006. A relationship between pruning and the presence of N. fuckeliana? Nectria fuckeliana is widely distributed throughout the Otago/Southland region and it is hypothesised…
  • Research update on nectria disease of radiata pine
    From Forest Health News 155, September 2005. A comprehensive research programme was begun in January this year to answer some basic questions about the ecology and epidemiology of the fungus Nectria fuckeliana…
  • The nectria research programme
    From Forest Health News 147, December 2004. A stem malformation problem has arisen following pruning in Pinus radiata plantations in Southland and Otago, associated with infection by a fungus named Nectria…

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