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Laminated root rot a guide for reducing and preventing losses in Oregon and Washington forests. by James S. Hadfield

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English


  • Root rots.,
  • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- Washington (State),
  • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- Oregon.

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ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17669898M

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  Laminated root rot causes trees to fall, which endangers roads, homes, campgrounds and people. The presence of the disease has led to tree removals and use changes recently at Lake Wenatchee, Millersylvania, Kopachuck and Lake Easton state parks. Resources are listed alphabetically by topic, including websites, publications, and videos, on over 40 different topics. Tip: use your browser’s “find” or “search” function to search for a keyword of interest. Three Key Resources: Washington State Consulting Forester and Silvicultural contractor Directory. Phellinus weirii is a plant pathogen causing laminated root rot in certain conifers, typically Douglas-fir and western redcedar. It is widespread in the Douglas-fir growing regions of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.. Overview. Symptoms of fungal infection are readily recognized when timber is cut because a brown stain will appear on the butt : Hymenochaetaceae. Laminated root rot should be considered a “disease of the site”. That is, established mycelia of this fungus are essentially permanent, so the best course is to minimize losses by managing tree species that can be. expected to have better survival on infested sites. Laminated root rot is estimated to infest at least , acres inFile Size: KB.