Dogwood Anthracnose: A Threat to Flowering Dogwood
EDIS Cover Volume 2007 Number 20 nursery image



How to Cite

Holzmueller, Eric, Shibu Jose, and Alan Long. 2007. “Dogwood Anthracnose: A Threat to Flowering Dogwood: FOR 127/FR183, 10/2007”. EDIS 2007 (20). Gainesville, FL.


FOR-127, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Eric Holzmueller, Shibu Jose, and Alan Long, describes this non-native disease threatening flowering dogwood populations in the eastern United States, signs of the disease, what you can do about it, and references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, October 2007.


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