Forest pathology : from genes to landscapes /

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Imprint:St. Paul, Minn. : American Phytopathological Society, c2005.
Description:vi, 175 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject:Trees -- Diseases and pests.
Forests and forestry.
Forests and forestry.
Trees -- Diseases and pests.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Lundquist, John.
Hamelin, Richard C.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Origin of this book
  • Forest pathology in the era of genomics
  • Application of molecular genetic tools to studies of forest pathosystems
  • Assessing forest-pathogen interactions at the population level
  • Population genetics of bark beetles and their associated blue-stain fungi with the use of molecular markers
  • Invasion and naturalization of terrestrial ecosystems by a host-dependent microbes
  • molecular analysis of fungal pathogenesis in forest pathogens
  • Sapstain in trees, logs and lumber: fungi, pigment, and pigment biosynthetic pathways
  • Transgenic approaches to increase pathogen disease resistance in forest trees: a case study with poplar
  • Operational uses of disease resistance in conifer
  • Tree improvement programs
  • Forest disease impacts on wildlife: beneficial?
  • Impacts of diseases and other disturbances on non-timber forest resources: a case study involving small mammals
  • Characterizing regional forest health and sustainability: a case study using diameter distributions, baseline mortality, and cumulative liabilities
  • Exotic ecosystems: where root disease is not a beneficial component of temperate conifer forests
  • Use of spatial statistics in assessing forest diseases
  • Patterns in diseased landscapes: a case study of a lodgepole pine forest infected by dwarf mistletoe
  • Landscape pathology: forest pathology in the era of landscape ecology
  • Forest pathology in the era of integration and synergy
  • Subject index
  • Scientific names index.