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Options for the management of white pine blister rust in the Rocky Mountain RegionAuthor(s): Kelly S. Burns; Anna W. Schoettle; William R. Jacobi; Mary F. Mahalovich
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-206. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 26 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThis publication synthesizes current information on the biology, distribution, and management of white pine blister rust (WPBR) in the Rocky Mountain Region. In this Region, WPBR occurs within the range of Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata), limber pine (P. flexilis), and whitebark pine (P. albicaulis). This disease threatens white pine species and ecosystems in some of our most treasured public and private lands, including the wildland-urban interface, Wilderness Areas, and National Parks such as Rocky Mountain National Park and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Long-term management strategies and management options for sustaining ecosystems and preserving high-value trees are presented. This information provides forest managers with knowledge and resources needed to detect WPBR, evaluate impacted stands, and develop management strategies that are applicable in the Rocky Mountain Region.
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CitationBurns, Kelly S.; Schoettle, Anna W.; Jacobi, William R.; Mahalovich, Mary F. 2008. Options for the management of white pine blister rust in the Rocky Mountain Region. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-206. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 26 p.
Keywordswhite pine blister rust, five-needle pines, exotic pathogen, silviculture, restoration, disease management
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