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    Author(s): Susan J. Frankel
    Date: 1998
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-165. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 166 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Effects of Armillaria spp., Phellinus weirii, Heterobasidion annosum, or bark beetles on stand dynamics are represented by the Western Root Disease Model,Version 3.0. This model, which operates in conjunction with the Forest Vegetation Simulator, can be used to evaluate the effects of many silvicultural practices. This guide contains instructions for use, detailed description of model functions, an overview of characteristics of root diseases, a comparison of model predictions to real data, and special instructions for users in British Columbia

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    Frankel, Susan J. 1998. User's Guide to the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-165. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 166 p.

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    Keywords

    Armillaria, bark beetles, forest modeling, Forest Vegetation Simulator, Heterobasidion annosum, Phellinus weirii

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