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item McCoy, Joe Ann

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/6/2005
Publication Date: 6/30/2005
Citation: Mccoy, J.H. 2005. Medicinal plant disease list. In: Persons, W.S., Davis, J.M., editors. Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal & Other Woodland Medicinals. Bright Mountain Books. Fairview, NC. p. 423-432.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The book covers the history, production, uses, and marketing of fourteen forest medicinals: American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), bethroot (Trillium erectum), black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis), blue cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides), false unicorn (Chamaelirium luteum), galax (Galax urceolata), goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum), pinkroot (Spigelia marilandica), ramps (Allium tricoccum), spikenard (Aralia racemosa), wild ginger (Asarum canadense), and wild indigo (Baptisia tinctoria). The Medicinal plant disease chapter covers all known pathogens related to these species with their associated references.