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A system for predicting the amount of Phellinus (Fomes) igniarius rot in trembling aspen standsAuthor(s): Robert L. Anderson; Arthur L. Jr. Schipper
Source: Research Note NC-232. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe occurrence of Phellinus (Fomes) igniarius white trunk rot in 45- to 50-year-old trembling aspen stands can be predicted by applying a constant to the stand basal area with P. igniarius conks to estimate the total basal area with P. igniarius rot. Future decay projections can be made by reapplying the basal area of hidden decay for each 6 years projected. This paper describes the methods used to determine the constant and how to use it in the field.
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CitationAnderson, Robert L.; Schipper, Arthur L. Jr. 1978. A system for predicting the amount of Phellinus (Fomes) igniarius rot in trembling aspen stands. Research Note NC-232. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, decay, projection
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