White pine blister rust control in North America: a case history.

@article{Maloy1997WhitePB,
  title={White pine blister rust control in North America: a case history.},
  author={Otis C Maloy},
  journal={Annual review of phytopathology},
  year={1997},
  volume={35},
  pages={87-109}
}
  • Otis C Maloy
  • Published 1997 in Annual review of phytopathology
White pine blister rust was introduced into North America at the turn of the twentieth century, threatening valuable white pine resources. Measures to eliminate, contain, or control this disease constitute the most extensive forest disease control effort in time, money, men, and materiel in the history of US forestry. The major thrust was protection of pine stands by eliminating currant and gooseberry (ribes) alternate hosts from within and around these stands. Failures with ribes eradication… CONTINUE READING