Forest Management. Diseases and Pests that effect a good harvest stand. Original Power Point Created by Melinda Goplin Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office June 2002. Definition disorder that is caused by something specific with consistant symptoms.
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Diseases and Pests
that effect a good harvest stand
Original Power Point Created by Melinda Goplin
Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office
Conk- specialized growth on outside containing fungal spores spread when opened.
Look like mushrooms growing on the sides of the trunk
Prevent scaring of trees
Rotate harvest age
Harvest more frequently in mixed age forests
Using these methods doesn’t give fungus the chance to grow.Biotic Disease continued...
spotted red or brown discoloration of stems and/or leaves
may infest in cones, needles, and stems of conifers
infest only leaves of certain hardwoods
plant resistant varieties
rid host plants
** All fungi that causes rust spends its live on two different unrelated host plantsRust continued...
** Notice that the oak trees affected by wilt will drop their leaves in the middle of summer.
All three trees in picture show signs of wilt