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CROWN DIEBACK [1 record]

Record 1 2012-07-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Plant Diseases
  • Silviculture
DEF

The progressive dying from the tips downwards or inward of shoots, twigs, tops, branches, or roots.

OBS

It may or may not lead to death.

Key term(s)
  • die-back
  • top kill
  • crown die-back

French

Domaine(s)
  • Maladies des plantes
  • Sylviculture
DEF

Désordre progressif plus ou moins rapide d'une cime, du haut vers le bas et de l'extérieur vers l'intérieur, d'où peut résulter la mort d'une partie ou de la totalité de l'arbre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades de las plantas
  • Silvicultura
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