Dwarf Mistletoe-Infected Ponderosa Pines Survive Top-Pruning
Abstract:Dwarf mistletoe-infected ponderosa pine trees can be largely freed of infections by top-pruning, leaving a skirt of limbs at the bottom of the crown. After a vigorous new crown develops in about five years, the infected skirt limbs are removed.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Plant Pathologist, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, Oregon
Publication date: December 1, 1975
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