Oak Wilt in Minnesota

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Pamphlet
Abstract: 

Describes the damage caused by the oak wilt fungus (Ceratocystis fagacearum) and shows where it is common in Minnesota. Discusses symptoms of oak wilt, oak species most likely to contract it, how trees become infected and how the disease spreads. Includes color photos of leaf wilting, wood discoloration and a close-up of the sporulating stage of the fungus. Tells how to stop the disease. For homeowners and other landowners; arborists; nursery and garden center personnel; tree trimmers; real estate developers; home builders; teachers and students of plant diseases, forestry and horticulture; and managers of parks, oak savannah and other wooded land.

Author: 
D. W. French
Topic Areas: 
Forests
Horticulture
Botany
Resource Management
Target Audience: 
Producer / Landowner
Adult
Higher Education
Grades 10-12
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Pages/Length: 
trifold brochure
Date Produced/Published: 
1987
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

MES Distr Ctr (order@dc.extension.umn.edu; fax 612/625-6281; phone 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900).

Organization code of item (if any): 
MI-3174-SEEK