Canadian Forest Service Publications

Dwarf mistletoe controls in British Columbia. 1978. van Sickle, G.A.; Smith, R.B. Pages 106-112 in R.F. Scharpf and J.R. Parmeter, technical coordinators. Proceedings of the Symposium on Dwarf Mistletoe Control Through Forest Management, April 11-13, 1978, Berkeley, California. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Berkeley, California, General Technical Report PSW-31.

Year: 1978

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 1915

Language: English

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The distribution and impact are briefly reviewed for the four species of dwarf mistletoe in British Columbia, which mainly affect western hemlock, lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir and western larch. Control measures employed or tested by foresters in recent years, including aerial and ground surveys, stand thinning, residual removals, treatment of advance regeneration, fringe planting, scarification and selection cutting are described and discussed.