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Stem and Needle Blight of Florida Torreya, Torreya taxifolia Arn.

  title={Stem and Needle Blight of Florida Torreya, Torreya taxifolia Arn.},
  author={S. Alfieri and A. P. Mart{\'i}nez and C. Wehlburg},
The Florida Torreya, Torreya taxifolia Arn., a rare species found naturally inhabiting the banks of Florida's Apalachicola Rivier*, is a source of grave concern regarding its preserva tion. The species is affected with a fungus dis ease contributing to a progressive state of de cline which threatens the existence of the species both in its natural habitat and wherever it is grown. Trees in all stages of development are affected. The symptoms of the disease are char acterized by a small… Expand
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