Some aspects of spike disease of the sandal tree

Abstract

Spike disease of the sandal tree (Santalum album) was first reported in Coorg in South India in 1899 and has since spread to many other forest districts in that area, thus threatening the whole sandalwood industry, which has hitherto been a monopoly of South India. The disease belongs to the so-called yellows-type diseases characterized by witches' broom… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00394391

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