Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 6851008

    Hemlock Dwarf Mistletoe
 
Project lead: Warren Warttig (International Forest Products Ltd.)
Author: Muir, John A.
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Description:
In late March 2010, Forest Investment Account, Innovative Project MC 6851008 was undertaken in the Mid- Coast TSA to survey low-elevation cutblocks for infestations of western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla [Raf.] Sarg.) by hemlock dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium tsugense (Rosendahl) G.N. Jones subspecies tsugense, HDM). Using low-level helicopter surveys, we identified sites potentially suitable for future establishment of HDM monitoring plots and/or HDM seed traps. These results will facilitate further HDM monitoring projects. The current project report outlines methods and results for the Mid-Coast HDM surveys

    Deliverables:

Final report 2009-2010 (8.0Mb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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