Canadian Forest Service Publications
Butternut: what are its odds against canker? 2015. DesRochers, P.; Rioux, D. NRCan, CFS, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Québec, Que. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 100. 2 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 36292
Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)
Availability: PDF (download)
The continuing spread of butternut canker poses the greatest threat to the survival of the butternut, which has been protected under the Species at Risk Act since 2005. Furthermore, growing conditions that are favourable to the health and the establishment of the butternut are increasingly rare. The following are possible solutions suggested by Canadian Forest Service (CFS) researchers for helping this endangered species.
Plain Language Summary
The continuing spread of butternut canker constitutes the greatest threat to the survival of butternut trees, which have been protected under the Species at Risk Act since 2005. Furthermore, growing conditions that are favourable to the health and growth of butternut trees are increasingly rare. This fact sheet presents potential solutions to counteract this disease.
Branching Out is a series of plain language fact sheets describing Laurentian Forestry Centre research projects.
Also available under the title:
Noyer cendré : quelles sont ses chances face au chancre? L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No 100. (French)