Pitch canker threatens California pines
California Agriculture 41(11):22-23.
Arthur H. McCain is Plant Pathologist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley; Carlton S. Koehler is Entomologist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley; Steven A. Tjosvold is Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz County;
Although it primarily affects Monterey pines, pitch canker is also a potential threat to other pines in the urban landscape as well as to commercial pine forests and recreation areas.
This research was supported by the Elvenia J. Slosson Endowment Fund.