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White Pine Blister Rust

White pine blister rust - Invasive.orgScientific name: Cronartium ribicola A. Dietr.

Common name: White pine blister rust

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Native To: Asia (Maloy 2001)

Date of U.S. Introduction: Around 1900 (Maloy 2001)

Means of Introduction: Accidentally introduced on white pine seedlings imported from Europe (Maloy 2001)

Impact: Fungal disease of five-needle (white) pines (Maloy 2001)

Current U.S. Distribution: Northeastern U.S., Appalachian region, Great Lakes region, Pacific Northwest, and Rocky Mountain region

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Federal Government

Cronartium ribicola
Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
Taxonomy

Cronartium ribicola Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research; Special Note: NAL Catalog Search (resources)

Managing for Healthy White Pine Ecosystems in the United States to Reduce the Impacts of White Pine Blister Rust (2003; PDF | 8.00 MB)
USDA. Forest Service.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Controls

How to Manage Eastern White Pine to Minimize Damage from Blister Rust and White Pine Weevil
USDA. FS. Forest Health Protection.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Controls

How to Identify White Pine Blister Rust and Remove Cankers
USDA. FS. North Central Research Station.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Controls

White Pine Blister Rust - A Guide to Common Insects and Diseases of Forest Trees in the Northeastern United States (1979)
BugwoodWiki.
Produced by: USDA. Forest Service. Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Dispersion

White Pine Blister Rust - Forest Disease Management Notes (PDF | 60 KB)
USDA. FS. Pacific Northwest Region.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Dispersion; Controls

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State Government

White Pine Blister Rust in California (Jul 2003; PDF | 560 KB)
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

White Pine Blister Rust
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Maine Forest Service.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Habitat; Controls; Legal Aspects

White Pine Blister Rust: Infection Incidence for Selected Areas of New Hampshire (1999; PDF | 290 KB)
New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands. Department of Resources and Economic Development.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

White Pine Blister Rust
Oregon Department of Agriculture. Commodity Inspection Division.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Habitat; Dispersion

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University/Academic

White pine blister rust - Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Taxonomy; Photographs

White Pine Blister Rust: Pruning Can Increase Survival (PDF | 48 KB)
University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System. Forestry Information Series.
Introduction History; Impacts; Controls

Yard and Garden Brief: White Pine Blister Rust
University of Minnesota Extension.
Identification/Description; Illustrations; Introduction History; Life Cycle; Controls

Fact Sheet: White Pine Blister Rust on Currants and Gooseberries (PDF | 316 KB)
Ohio State University Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Controls; Legal Aspects

Forest Health Notes: White Pine Blister Rust
Washington State University Cooperative Extension. Department of Natural Resources Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat

White Pine Blister Rust (Apr 2004; PDF | 222 KB)
University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Life Cycle; Controls

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International

Cronartium ribicola - Invasive Species Compendium
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

White pine blister rust - Trees, Insects and Diseases of Canada's Forests
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service.
Taxonomy; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle

White Pine Blister Rust - Common Tree Diseases of British Columbia
Natural Resources Canada. Pacific Forestry Centre. Forestry Development.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

White pine blister rust
Natural Resources Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Forest Invasive Alien Species.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Life Cycle

White Pine Blister Rust Forest Health Stand Establishment Decision Aid (PDF | 712 KB)
Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources (Canada).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Introduction History; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Cronartium ribicola (fungus) - ISSG Global Invasive Species Database
World Conservation Union. Invasive Species Specialist Group.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Dispersion; Distribution; Controls

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Organizations

White Pine Blister Rust
American Phytopathological Society.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

White Pine Blister Rust in North America: Past and Prognosis (2003)
American Phytopathological Society. Phytopathology Journal.
Introduction History; Impacts; Controls

White Pine Blister Rust - Cronartium ribicola J.C. Fisch
Nature Conservancy. Global Invasive Species Initiative.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Controls

After a century, white pine blister rust still a factor (Jan/Feb 2008; PDF | 42 KB)
Oregon Society of American Foresters; Washington State Society of American Foresters.
Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

White Pine Blister Rust (Sep 2001)
Plant Management Network. Plant Health Progress.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Controls

Citations

Maloy, O.C. 2001. White pine blister rust. Plant Health Progress 24 Sep 2001.

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Last Modified: Jul 28, 2014
 
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