Observation 70421: Cronartium ribicola J.C. Fisch.

White Pine Blister Rust on Pinus monticola Dougl. ex D. Don – Western White Pine

White pine blister rust is a disease that was introduced from Europe at the turn of the 20th century. Economically, it is one of the most important forest diseases in North America. It brought about a decrease in reforestation of white pine in Quebec, despite the species’ considerable commercial value:


Alternate host: currant – Ribes spp.

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