Subsequent Tests of Trench Inserts as Barriers to Root Transmission for Control of Oak Wilt in Texas Live Oaks

  • Authors: Wilson, A. Dan; Lester, D.G.
  • Publication Year: 1997
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases, Vol. 12, 1997, APS Press

Abstract

Second-year field evaluations of four trench insert materials, including water-permeable Typar® polypropylene spunbonded fabric, Biobarrier® or Typar® with trifluralin-impregnated nodules, and water-impermeable polyethylene Geomembrane liners of two thicknesses (20 and 30 mil), were conducted to further test the effectiveness of these physical and/or chemical barriers to root transmission for long-term control of oak wilt. Research plots were selected in a mature natural stand of live oaks growing within a residential development site on a predominantly rocky, sandy clay-loam soil type near Austin, Texas.

  • Citation: Wilson, A. Dan; Lester, D.G. 1997. Subsequent Tests of Trench Inserts as Barriers to Root Transmission for Control of Oak Wilt in Texas Live Oaks. Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases, Vol. 12, 1997, APS Press
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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