oak wilt

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oak wilt

[′ōk ‚wilt]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of oak trees caused by Chalara quercina, characterized by wilting and yellow and red discoloration of the leaves progressing from the top downward and inward.
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Development of a fumigation treatment of oak logs against Ceratocystis fagacearum. EPPO Bull.
Fungitoxicity of methyl iodide, sulfuryl fluoride, and methyl bromide to Ceratocystis fagacearum in red oak, maple, poplar, birch and pine wood.
Fungitoxicity of sulfuryl fluoride to Ceratocystis fagacearum in vitro and in wilted red oak log sections.
Some blue stain fungi, particularly tropical species (e.g., Botryodiplodia theobromae studied by Encinas and Daniel 1995), and blue stainers of hardwoods (e.g., Ceratocystis fagacearum studied by Sachs et al.
Penetration and degradation of cell walls in oaks infected with Ceratocystis fagacearum. Phytopathology 60(9):1399-1404.