Blackline in walnuts: Delayed failure of unions killing many walnut trees in central coastal counties
E. F. Serr, University of California, Davis.
California Agriculture 13(3):8-9. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v013n03p8.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Killing of a narrow strip of cambium and bark at the union of the Persian– Juglans regia–or English, walnut tree top and its rootstock is causing increasing losses of individual trees–even abandonment of entire mature orchards –in the walnut producing areas adjacent to San Francisco Bay.
E. F. Serr is Pomologist, University of California, Davis.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1385.