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Pruning Western White Pine: A Vital Tool for Species Restoration
Pruning young white pine can increase survival of individual trees exposed to white pine blister rust and help restore the species in Inland Northwest forests. Learn when and how to prune and the silvicultural and economic issues to consider. Heavily illustrated sections cover identification of blister rust cankers, blister rust monitoring, and identification of blister rust's alternate host-plants in the genus Ribes. Full color. 62 pp.
Authors: Chris C. Schnepf & John W. Schwandt