Pine wilt disease
"The pine wilt disease is caused by a microscopic nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, sometimes known as the pinewood nematode. It is transmitted in Missouri by a long-horned beetle vector, Monochamus carolinensis. It is isolated and identified as a serious disease problem in the State Extension Diagnostic Laboratory in the Plant Pathology Department of the University of Missouri in 1979."--First page.
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