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First Report of Pine Wilt in Colorado, USA

T. D. Blunt, W. R. Jacobi, J. A. Appel, N. Tisserat, and T. C. Todd

July 2014

Brief

Although the numbers of confirmed cases of pine wilt in Colorado are still small, its potential impact in the Rocky Mountain region is considerable. Aapproximately 75% of pines planted in urban areas in Colorado are Austrian pine, and a continuing trend toward higher average June and July temperatures could increase the prevalence of pine wilt in this region.

doi:10.1094/PHP-BR-14-0010

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