Butt rot in unburned sprout oak stands
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Elmer R. Roth; Bailey Sleeth
Publication Year: 1939

Cataloging Information

  • Armillaria mellea
  • butt rot
  • decay
  • fire injury
  • fire intensity
  • Fistulina hepatica
  • fungi
  • hardwood forest
  • logging
  • oak
  • plant diseases
  • Quercus alba
  • Quercus borealis
  • Quercus coccinea
  • Quercus marilandica
  • Quercus montana
  • Quercus stellata
  • Quercus velutina
  • sprouting
  • Stereum gausapatum
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 19933
Tall Timbers Record Number: 6836
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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The second-growth oak forests of the eastern. and central United States are largely of sprout origin, and the proportion of sprout trees is generally increasing. Forest products worth many millions of dollars are produced annually from these stands.

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Roth, Elmer R.; Sleeth, Bailey. 1939. Butt rot in unburned sprout oak stands. Technical Bulletin 684. Washington, DC: U. S. Department of Agriculture. 42 p.