Fungus attacks Norway Maple

Researchers have discovered a fungus attacking Norway Maples in the United States.  It causes tar spot disease and appears to be causing a decline in sapling and tree growth.

‘Tar Spot Disease on Norway Maple in North America: Quantifying the Impacts of a Reunion between an Invasive Tree Species and Its Adventive Natural Enemy in an Urban Forest’ Marie Lapointe and Jacques Brisson. Ecoscience Mar 2011 : Vol. 18, Issue 1, pg(s) 63-69 doi: 10.2980/18-1-3378.

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One Response to Fungus attacks Norway Maple

  1. Paul Gagnon says:

    Acer pseudoplatanus is NOT Norway Maple

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