Image Number: 1407052

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Symptoms
Description:
Like all living things, trees eventually die and decay, victims of many living and manmade agents. The agent here is Dutch elm disease. To ward off this widespread infection, keep elm trees well pruned. If they do become infected, cut and destroy the diseased trees as soon as possible.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
Order: Ophiostomatales
Family: Ophiostomataceae
Genus: Ophiostoma
Subject: Ophiostoma ulmi (Buisman) Nannf.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Urticales
Family: Ulmaceae
Genus: Ulmus
Subject: Ulmus spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, October 3, 2005
Image last updated:
Monday, June 25, 2007