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How to collect field samples and identify the oak wilt fungus in the laboratory

by Jill Pokorny, USFS, S&PF, St. Paul.

Written for field and laboratory staff, this twelve page pamphlet is offered as a practical guide on  how to collect branch and stem samples suitable for oak wilt testing, and how to isolate and identify the oak wilt fungus in culture.  Available from the Forest Service, S&PF, 1992 Folwell Ave.  St Paul, MN 55155. Ask for publication NA-FR-01-99. Alternately, by contacting a Regional Forest Health Specialist.