Invasion of freshly cut Douglas-fir stumps by Poria weirii

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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture , Portland, Or
Douglas fir -- Diseases and pests -- Northwest, Pacific., Phellinus weirii -- Northwest, Pacific., Root rots -- Northwest, Pac
StatementEarl E. Nelson.
SeriesUSDA Forest Service research note PNW -- 144.
ContributionsPacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. :
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Open LibraryOL16124358M

A method for the inoculation of Douglas fir roots with Poria weirii using Douglas fir, alder, maple, and oak wood for preparing the inoculum is described. When the deciduous wood was used as the food base on which the fungus was grown, a higher percentage of infection was achieved than when either Douglas fir stem or roots were by: and Maple Ridge, British Columbia, freshly cut stumps of 20 year-old Douglas-fir trees were treated with glyphosate at doses of g a.i.

and g a.i. per stump, respectively. Stain fhgi (Ceratocystis spp. and Leptographium wageneri) were the primary fungal colonizers of Douglas- fir stump roots sampled 6, and 14 months after felling.

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Check out our media release about the cutting of Canada's ninth-widest Douglas-fir tree in the Nahmint Valley near Port Alberni, despite BC Timber Sales – the BC government's logging agency which auctioned off the cutblock – having a policy which is meant to protect exceptionally large trees.

The AFA is now redoubling its efforts to pressure the BC government to direct their logging agency. Structure of elements of Douglas fir wood formed in stump before the tree was cut (a) and in the stump's overgrown tissues (b-k).

a Macerated axial tracheids in normal wood of straight shape. b Author: Urszula Zajączkowska. Douglas Fir Stumps and Poles, This photograph shows some douglas fir stumps and poles in the Portland Civic Arboretum in Portland, Oregon.

On the back of the photograph is a list of latin names of trees found in the Portland area. The trees are not necessarily in this photograph.

A patch of woodlands (Douglas fir stumps and poles) within the city limits of Portland, Oregon, A capped Douglas-fir stump in an old growth forest One of the curiosities of Vancouver Island's Douglas-fir forests are stumps that have healed over completely such as the one shown above.

These capped stumps make one wonder how a dead tree can continue to grow in this way. Effect of cone storage conditions on Douglas-fir seed yield and viability, cone mold, and seed-borne pathogens.

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General File Unpublished material available from Department of Forestry, Salem, OR. Frank C. Sorensen is a research geneticist, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Jefferson Way, Corvallis, Oregon   The Evolution of Tree Stump Removal Equipment.

Posted Septem by Brian Whitmore. Tree stump removal equipment has come a long way. Back in the s, trees were chopped down by hand using double-bit and grub axes. Pioneers sweated their way westward, chopping down trees from Ohio to California as America grew and new areas were settled.

Douglas Fir posts and rotting. conversely I can throw sections from the fresh air side onto concrete and it won't break at all. So in conclusion if you have a condensing appliance that is vented with PVC or CPVC, you should, at a minimum, have it inspected, preferably with a camera scope, but ideally replace it with either Stainless Steel.

Douglas Fir Syrup Home Test The day after I bottled my douglas fir syrup, I made my book’s buckwheat waffles and served them for breakfast with the douglas fir syrup. I expected a rousing round of applause, the cheerleaders doing triple back flips, bells and trumpets, a Broadway line of dancers.

Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is not just any is arguably one of the most controversial tree species in Europe. This controversy is mostly due to its success on this side of the Atlantic; it is the second most common non-native tree species in Europe and thus creates a.

The Douglas Fir is basically a building wood material that’s fairly hard. It has some wood grain to it, it’s blonde in color, and it goes very well in a mountain setting like Ponderosa Pine. Not many people use Douglas Fir other than for structural purposes but we use it occasionally for table bases, table tops [ ].

Diseases of Douglas Fir Pine Trees. Despite its name, Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is a conifer -- an evergreen -- but not a fir. It belongs to its own genus, Pseudotsuga, meaning hemlock. Timber companies often employ a method of burning slash after a clear-cut, which helps Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) to regenerate faster, but by this time the overall quality of the forest ecosystem has been significantly damaged.

Bibliography: Allen, George S. and John N. Owens. The Life History of Douglas Fir. Ottawa, Canada. The Douglas-fir beetle prefers felled trees, slash, stumps, and windfall as well as trees that have been damaged or stressed by factors such as the urban environ-ment, defoliators, or root disease.

Adult Douglas-fir beetles are small, 4—7 mm, cylindrical, and usually brown or black. They bore into the bark of trees and lay eggs in galleries.

be cut solidly into the sapwood, with only one row of cuts so that the chip does not break out. After frilling, the concentrated amine is put into the frill either with an oil can or with commercially prepared cans for such applications. About 1 ounce of undiluted chemical is Concentrated 2,4,5-T amine is highly effective on freshly cut stumps.

Phellinus weirii causes laminated root rot (LRR), a major disease affecting growth and survival of Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas-fir) and other commercially important conifer species throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Increasing tree vigor and resistance to pathogens through application of K fertilizer is a suggested disease management strategy and one we wished to test. Douglas fir sugar: Place a few sprigs of clean and dry Douglas fir into a jar of organic cane sugar to infuse the sugar with its forest-y aroma.

Use for baked goods or to coat the rim of your martini glass. Baked good: Finely mince the fresh needles and use in recipes like my Magical Douglas Fir Shortbread, eggnog, profiteroles, and frangipane. The question is the relative rot rates of D.

Fir stumps. Ihave one stump that is still about 8 ft dia, a number near that size, and a few just in the 4 ft dia (est orig tree minimum at 6ft DBH) Ina D2 cat against event he smallest stump at ground level would not budge, had to dig them out with that smal lmachine (10,or so #).

Douglas fir seeds provide food for a number of small mammals, including chipmunks, mice, shrews, and red squirrels.

Bears eat the sap of these trees. Bears eat the sap of these trees. Many songbirds eat the seeds right out of the cone, and raptors, like northern spotted.

Douglas Fir ready to cut for Christmas: Near Sandy, Oregon: To buy Douglas Fir seedlings and transplant use the table below.

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Douglas-Fir Diseases; Douglas-Fir Diseases. Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Douglas-Fir diseases. Save For Later Print. Rhabdocline pseudotsugae and R.

weirii. Place plants in locations where good air circulation is available. Maintain good weed control so that air circulation is not.

Stump-sprouting non-native invasive woody plants include: salt cedar, tree of heaven, Russian olive, and Siberian elm. Stumps can be removed through mechanical means (digging and/or chipping).

This method can be labor intensive and must remove a significant portion of the stump to prevent regrowth.

There are trees, and then there are trees out west. "Ancient sequoias," "Mammoths," or "Big Trees," as John Muir liked to say – the nicknames varied, but the trees' contribution the grandeur of the storied West Coast remained the same. Pioneers worked, breathed, and seriously lived in.

Douglas fir is an evergreen tree (genusPseudotsuga) of the pine family, sometimes called Douglas spruce; pyramid-shaped crown; leaves blue green, 3 / 4 in. (2 cm) to 1 1 / 2 in. (4 cm) long, two white bands on underside; cones, drooping with prominent bracts, grow to 3 1 / 2 in.

(9 cm); wood red brown to yellow brown; also known in lumber trade. Popular Fir to Enjoy for a Lifetime Why Douglas Fir Trees. Grow the most popular fir variety in your own yard. The Douglas Fir Tree is one of America's top sources of lumber and stands the test of time – it's hardy, sturdy and it's easy to grow.

Get ready for a tree that lives for centuries to come. Planting a Douglas Fir means you're contributing to an important part of the ecosystem that. If Trees Could Talk: Middle School Curriculum “The Greatest Good” Teaching Guide; Lynn W. Day Distinguished Lectureship in Forest and Conservation History.

The Douglas Fir also goes by names such as red fir, Oregon pine, and Douglas spruce. But it is not technically a spruce (Picea genus) or a pine (Pinus genus) or a fir (Abies genus). The genus name, Pseudotsuga means “false hemlock,” yet another tree that it is similar to.

They are evergreen trees (they keep their needle-like leaves all year). Douglas fir grows tall and straight. In fact, it is the tallest conifer in the Northwest, growing to over feet (90 meters). Only redwoods in California grow to a greater height.

Douglas fir is also the most common and widely distributed species in the Pacific Northwest. Any conifer you see west of the Cascade summit in Oregon or Washington. This was no easy feat.

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Being freshly cut, the moisture content must have been well over %75, so the overall weight was probably close to lbs. I managed to roll the lop-sided disk of Douglas Fir home, which was about a block away.

The hardest part was contending with the four flights of stairs (each flight consisting of about 8 steps), but I. Drill holes into the top of the stump to intersect with the perimeter holes. Drill the top holes at a degree angle, 3 or 4 inches from the rim of the stump.

Pour the stump remover into the holes and fill them with water. Leave the stump to rot for several weeks. Keep children and pets away.

You can do this by covering the stump with chicken.A Douglas fir was cut in southern Oregon in the 's that was recorded to be over ' long while laying on the ground. In Sonoma county and other parts of northern California, Douglas fir is considered to be native invasive or a late successional species, meaning that without a disturbance like a fire, Douglas fir will eventually over shadow.Douglas-fir is the name of an entire genus of trees that contains six species--two native to North America and four native to eastern Asia.

Because of its similarity to other genera, Douglas-fir has given botanists fits. It has, at various times, been called a pine, a spruce, a hemlock, and a true fir.