Skip to Main Content
Dwarf mistletoe does not increase trunk taper in released red firs in CaliforniaAuthor(s): Robert F. Scharpf
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-326. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
PDF: View PDF (207 KB)
DescriptionDwarf mistletoe had no noticeable effect on trunk taper of young, dominant and codominant red firs 4 to 22 inches (10.2 to 55.9 cm) d.b.h. Also, taper was not influenced by live crown ratio of infected and uninfected trees. Trees less than 7 inches d.b.h. had significantly more taper than larger trees, irrespective of dwarf mistletoe.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
CitationScharpf, Robert F. 1977. Dwarf mistletoe does not increase trunk taper in released red firs in California. Res. Note PSW-RN-326. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p
Keywordsred fir, California, parasites, dwarf mistletoe, growth loss, taper
- Population buildup and vertical spread of dwarf mistletoe on young red and white firs in California
- Dwarf mistletoe in red and white firs in California–23 to 28 years after inoculation
- Stem infection by dwarf mistletoe in California firs
XML: View XML