Table 2.

Numbers of red oaks which became infected in relation to type of wound, facing of wound, and distance from source of inoculum. A total of 19 of 112 wounded trees became infected. Numbers of trees in each category are in parentheses.

Type of woundInfected treesFacing of woundsInfected treesDistance from inoculumInfected trees
iron9North (28)315(28)5
Ax10South (28)630 (28)3
East (28)560 (28)6
West (28)5150 (28)5