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A review of the potential effects of climate change on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in the western United States and a new tool for surveying aspen decline

Toni Lyn Morelli

A review of the potential effects of climate change on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in the western United States and a new tool for surveying aspen decline

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station in Albany, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Populus tremuloides,
  • Climatic factors,
  • Aspen,
  • Tree declines

  • Edition Notes

    StatementToni Lyn Morelli and Susan C. Carr
    SeriesGeneral technical report PSW-GTR -- 235, General technical report PSW -- 235.
    ContributionsCarr, Susan C., Pacific Southwest Research Station
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD390.7.C55 M67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25258226M
    LC Control Number2011506649
    OCLC/WorldCa755082109

    Goals / Objectives The purpose of this research is to investigate how climate warming will alter interactions between boreal forest trees and tree-feeding insect pests. Specific objectives follow: 1. Phenology, herbivores, and herbivory. We will evaluate the effects of warming-induced changes in insect and plant phenology on insect performance and plant damage rates, via .   "Climate alone was not able to change the dominant composition in these forests," Holz said. "Instead, strong changes in fire activity coupled with climate change were needed for large-scale and.   Climate change is already affecting the region in other ways too. Trees, including the aspens from which the town takes its name, are threatened by increasing wildfires and invasive species.


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[Toni Lyn Morelli; Susan C Carr; Pacific Southwest Research Station.] -- "We conducted a literature review of the effects of climate on the distribution and growth of quaking aspen.

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