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CROWN DIE-BACK [1 record]

Record 1 2012-07-11


Subject field(s)
  • Plant Diseases
  • Silviculture

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


It may or may not lead to death.

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


  • Maladies des plantes
  • Sylviculture

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.


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