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Marking Ponderosa Pine To Combine Commercial Thinning and Control of Armillaria Root Rot

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Root rot caused by Armillaria mellea (Vahl. ex Fr.) Quél, in natural ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Laws.) can be reduced by removing diseased trees during commercial thinning. Critically situated infected trees are pushed out to interrupt vegetative spread among the roots and to kill the fungus through exposure.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Senior Forester, St. Regis Paper Co., Glennwood, Washington

Publication date: October 1, 1977

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
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