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Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests of the United States due to dwarf mistletoes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Pest Management, Methods Application Group in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conifers,
  • Parasitic plants,
  • Dwarf mistletoes,
  • Diseases and pests

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesReport -- no. 83-2, Report (United States. Forest Pest Management. Methods Application Group) -- 83-2.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Pest Management. Methods Application Group
The Physical Object
Pagination24 pages :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26364625M
OCLC/WorldCa9364288

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Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests of the United States due to dwarf by: Dwarf mistletoes, Arceuthobium spp., are parasitic seed plants. They are regarded as one of the most damaging disease of conifers in the United States. An estimated million cubic feet of wood fiber is lost annually to these pathogens either through growth reduction or . Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests of the United States due to dwarf mistletoes. Drummond D.B. Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests of the United States due to dwarf mistletoes. Forest Pest Management Report USDA Forest Service, Methods Application Group, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Google Scholar.

  Drummond DB () Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forest of the United States due to dwarf mistletoes. Report , US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Pest Management, Methods Applications Group, Fort Collins, CO, 24 p Google Scholar. Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests of the United States due to dwarf mistletoes. Forest Pest Management Report USDA Forest Service, Methods Ap . In terms of timber production, dwarf mistletoes are easily the most damaging pathogens in the Southwest, but as a natural part of the forest they do have an ecological role and benefit some other organisms. Chapter 1: General Nature of Dwarf Mistletoe Infection Figure 2. Systemic infection produced by Douglas-fir dwarf mistletoe. Other dwarf mistletoes in. exception is the dwarf mistletoes (Arceuthobium spp.)—a genus that exclusively parasitises coniferous trees, including many commercially valuable species in the forest s of the western United States. Accordingly, these plants have been the subjects of intensive cro ss-disciplinary research for the past fi ve decades, initially from a control and.

Drummond, D.B. Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests in the United States due to dwarf mistletoes. Report U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Pest Management, Methods Application Group. Fort Collins, Colo. Google Scholar. Another source estimates the timber product losses due to dwarf mistletoe at billion board feet annually. Fifty percent of lodgepole pine and Douglas-fir forests and 35% of ponderosa pine forests in the.   Timber loss estimates for the coniferous forests of the United States due to dwarf mistletoes (Rep. 83–2). Fort Collins: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Pest Management. Fort Collins: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Pest Management. It has been estimated that, in western USA, dwarf mistletoes cause direct, annual wood volume loss of million m 3 [4]. This is roughly equivalent to billion board feet. This is roughly equivalent to billion board feet.