Books Received | Published:

Twelfth Report of the Woburn Experimental Fruit Farm

    Naturevolume 85pages7172 (1910) | Download Citation

    Subjects

    Abstract

    IN this, the twelfth report issued from the Woburn fruit farm, the authors deal with the silver-leaf disease of plums and other fruit-trees in the thorough jnanner that characterises all their work. This disease is caused by the fungus Stereum purpureum, but the relationship is less obvious.than usual, because the fungus only fructifies on the tree that it has killed, and the mycelial threads are only discoverable with difficulty on the living wood. The proof lies in the fact, well brought out in this report, that inoculation of a healthy tree with a piece of the fungus nearly always causes the disease.

    Twelfth Report of the Woburn Experimental Fruit Farm.

    By the Duke of Bedford, K.G., F.R.S., and S. U. Pickering. Pp. iv + 51. (London: Amalgamated Press, Ltd., 1910.) Price 1s. 7½d. (post free).

    Access optionsAccess options

    Rent or Buy article

    Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

    from$8.99

    All prices are NET prices.

    About this article

    Publication history

    Issue Date

    DOI

    https://doi.org/10.1038/085071d0

    Comments

    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.