Indian sandalwood pruning management to minimise fungal attack
This RIRDC report describes the potential impacts of pruning on the heartwood rot fungal diseases within Indian sandalwood (Santalum album) in Australia associated with pruning....
Published: 1 Nov 1999
Author(s): Menary, R. C., Professor, Garland, Ms S. M.
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