To facilitate stewardship, protection, and management of forested ecosystems by promoting forest health to federal, state, and private resource partners and customers in Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nevada, western Wyoming, and North and South Dakota.
To help people understand the effects various agents have on their forests, the alternatives they have to influence those effects, and ways that treatments can be integrated to meet multiple objectives.
Root diseases have long term impacts on the forested ecosystems. They kill trees, decay wood, slow tree growth, predispose trees to other mortality agents. This report highlights the biology, ecology, management options and future direction of the major root diseases found across the United States.