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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Fungitoxicity of methyl iodide, sulfuryl fluoride, and methyl bromide to Ceratocystis fagacearum in red oak, maple, poplar, birch and pine wood.
Oak wilt is caused by a fungus called Ceratocystis fagacearum.
Penetration and degradation of cell walls in oaks infected with Ceratocystis fagacearum.