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A tale of two cedars – International symposium on western redcedar and yellow-cedarAuthor(s): Constance Harrington
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-828. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 177 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionFrom May 24-28, 2010, an international symposium on western redcedar (Thuja plicata) and yellowcedar (Callitropsis nootkatensis [syn., Chamaecyparis nootkatensis]) was held at the University of Victoria on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. The symposium was entitled “A Tale of Two Cedars” and brought together local, regional, national, and international experts to present cultural, biological, management and economic information on the two species. Although some papers or posters focused on just one of the cedars, many of the presenters covered both species and discussed the similarities and differences between them. This proceedings includes abstracts or short papers from all of the formal presentations or posters presented at the symposium.
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CitationHarrington, Constance, A., tech. coord. 2010. A tale of two cedars – International symposium on western redcedar and yellow-cedar. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-828. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 177 p.
KeywordsWestern redcedar, Thuja plicata, yellow-cedar, Callitropsis nootkatensis, Chamaecyparis nootkatensis, Alaska yellow-cedar, cultural use, ecology, soils, nutrient cycling, physiology, forest health, climate, genetics, wood properties, silviculture and forest management
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