Canadian Forest Service Publications

Frost and other climate-related damage of forest trees in the prairie provinces. 1993. Hiratsuka, Y.; Zalasky, H. Forestry Canada, Northwest Region, Northern Forestry Centre, Edmonton, Alberta. Information Report NOR-X-331. 25 p.

Year: 1993

Available from: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 11782

Language: English

Series: Information Report (NoFC - Edmonton)

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Abstract

Frost and other climate-related damage of forest trees in the Canadian prairie provinces are described in terms of their cause and damage, symptoms and diagnosis, and prevention and control. Types of frost damage, winter desiccation, red belt, needle droop of red pine, drought damage, snow and ice glaze damage as well as wind, hail and lightning damage are addressed. Photographs are used to illustrate symptoms and aid in the diagnosis of these kinds of damage.

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