Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
FII Project R04-063

    Biological control of western hemlock dwarf mistletoe
Contributing Authors: Van Der Kamp, Bart J.; Shamoun, Simon F.
Imprint: Vancouver, B.C. : University of British Columbia, 2004
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Arceuthobium, Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
N. neomacrospora can significantly reduce spread and intensification of dwarf mistletoe. However, since bark wounding appears to be required for extensive infection, the potential of this parasite for use in aerial or ground based spore suspension applications is limited. C. gloeosporioides on the other hand, has a significant short-term effect, but that effect, at least with the isolate we selected, appears to be short-lived, and to have a relatively minor impact on the longer term development of dwarf mistletoe..
B.J. van der Kamp, S. Shamoun.
Related projects:  FII_R2003-227


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