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Clostridium sp. Associated with Discolored Tissues in Living Oaks. Alex L. Shigo, Principal Mycologist, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Durham, New Hampshire 03824; Joseph Stankewich(2), and Benjamin J. Cosenza(3). (2)(3)Graduate Research Assistant and Associate Bacteriologist, respectively, Biological Life Science Group, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06268. Phytopathology 61:122-123. DOI: 10.1094/Phyto-61-122.

Droplets oozing from discolored tissues on the end of bolts cut immediately after oak trees were felled contained an anaerobe, Clostridium sp., in addition to facultative bacteria.

Additional keywords: discoloration and decay in living trees.