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Abstract

Outbreak of pink disease in young teak plantations.

Abstract

This paper briefly discusses the severe incidence and initial symptoms of pink disease caused by Corticium salmonicolor in young (1 to 2-year old) teak plantations in Kerala, India. Application of Bordeaux paste (10%) is effective in controlling this disease.