The Alsike area has been studied for its fungus outbreaks, first Ambrosiella and Raffaelea in certain trees, spread by symbiotic host beetles. In 1983, the area's clover (which is a major part of horses' diet) was struck by a fungus epidemic of Olpidium brassicae and Ligniera species, previously not seen in Canada.
- Martin, Isobel (1977). Forests to Grainfields. Berrymoor, Alberta: Berrymoor/Carnwood Historical Society. p. 17. ISBN 0-919213-36-7. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2013-08-12.
- Equine Now website. Accessed January 11, 2010.
- Horse farm listings at Cowboy.com website and Equine 101 Seminar Listing at Cowboy.com. Accessed January 11, 2010.
- Correctional Services Division, "Guide to Sentencing Resources," May 2007, found at Alberta Assembly official website. Accessed January 11, 2010.
- Richard A. Roepell and John R. J. French, Ambrosia Fungi of the Western United States and Canada - Beetle Associations (Coleoptera Scolytidae) Tree Hosts, and Distributions, found at Vet Med website Archived 2011-06-10 at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed January 11, 2010.
- J. P. Tewari and P. Bains, Fungi associated with the roots of clover in Alberta. I. Olpidium brassicae and Ligniera sp. Canadian Plant Disease Survey 63:2, 1983 35, found at CPS-SCP of Canada website[permanent dead link]. Accessed January 11, 2010.
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