Two Dangerous Imported Plant Diseases

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Report discussing white pine blister rust and potato wart disease, "two foreign fungous plant diseases which are transmitted in imported plant material. These two diseases, the one threatening the successful future of one of our most valuable forest trees and the other apparently one of the worst enemies of the potato, have already reached North America.... The danger from such diseases is continual and is increasing with the extension of rapid transportation facilities.... The lack of national power and of adequate State laws makes necessary the prompt and wide distribution of these accounts of the white-pine blister rust and the ... continued below

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29 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Spaulding, Perley & Field, Ethel C. 1912.

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  • Spaulding, Perley "Pathologist, Investigations in Forest Pathology."
  • Field, Ethel C. "Scientific Assistant, Cotton and Truck Disease and Sugar-Plant Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry."

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Report discussing white pine blister rust and potato wart disease, "two foreign fungous plant diseases which are transmitted in imported plant material. These two diseases, the one threatening the successful future of one of our most valuable forest trees and the other apparently one of the worst enemies of the potato, have already reached North America.... The danger from such diseases is continual and is increasing with the extension of rapid transportation facilities.... The lack of national power and of adequate State laws makes necessary the prompt and wide distribution of these accounts of the white-pine blister rust and the potato war disease." -- p. 2

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29 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued April 9, 1912. Includes bibliographical references.

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Spaulding, Perley & Field, Ethel C. Two Dangerous Imported Plant Diseases, pamphlet, 1912; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85709/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.