needle blight of larch (Meria laricis ) on western larch (Larix occidentalis ) - 1241589

needle blight of larch
Meria laricis Vuill.

Host: western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: Larch needle cast causes yellow spots which become red-brown, begins infecting emerging needles in the spring, and can continue to reinfect as long as rainfall creates suitable conditions.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Kenneth E. Gibson
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1241589

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Image Information last updated on Monday, May 09, 2011