Sap rot

the dry rot. See under Dry.

See also: Sap

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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quercina is an agent of butt trunk heart or heart sap rot; it is a facultative parasite [8, 10] and tends to live in more anthropogenically transformed forest stands, where it is more often met on the inert substrate--stumps, cut and thrown trunks, their stubs.
Some of the scaling defect (sap rot and wormholes) in fire-killed trees can be a result of beetle infestation and thus similar or identical to the defect found in beetle-killed trees.
Weather checking and sap rot were the cause of lumber grade fall-down.
Once infected, sap rot causes trees to weaken, making them easily blown down by wind.
Heart-rot fungi invade and weaken the cores of the trunk or limbs; sap rots attack sapwood, destroying vital tissues, then spreading to the interior.