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Dwarf mistletoe as a factor in the management of lodgepole pine forests in western Canada. 1974. Baranyay, J.A. Pages 359-375 in D.M. Baumgartner, Editor. Management of Lodgepole Pine Ecosystems Symposium Proceedings, October 9-11, 1973, Pullman, Washington, USA. Washington State University Coop. Extension Service, Pullman, WA.

Year: 1974

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 1434

Language: English

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Abstract

Lodgepole pine dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium americanum Nutt. ex Engelm., occurs in most of the forests containing lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.) in western Canada. It creates stand management problems in the forests of the Upper Foothills and East Slope Rockies sections of Alberta, and in the Subboreal Spruce, Cariboo Aspen-Lodgepole pine-Douglas-fir and Interior Douglas-fir biogeoclimatic zones of British Columbia. The effect of past utilization of lodgepole pine on disease development and possibilities for control of the disease through stand management are discussed.