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Peer-reviewed Article

Pitch canker threatens California pines


Arthur H. McCain, University of California
Carlton S. Koehler, University of California
Steven A. Tjosvold

publication information

California Agriculture 41(11):22-23. November-December 1987.

author affiliations

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.

author notes

This research was supported by the Elvenia J. Slosson Endowment Fund.