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General Technical Report

Title: User's Guide to the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0

Author: Frankel, Susan J.

Date: 1998

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-165. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; 166 p.

Station ID: GTR-PSW-165

Description: Effects of Armillaria spp., Phellinus weirii, Heterobasidion annosum, or bark beetles on stand dynamics are represented by the Western Root Disease Model,Version 3.0. This model, which operates in conjunction with the Forest Vegetation Simulator, can be used to evaluate the effects of many silvicultural practices. This guide contains instructions for use, detailed description of model functions, an overview of characteristics of root diseases, a comparison of model predictions to real data, and special instructions for users in British Columbia.

Key Words: Armillaria, bark beetles, forest modeling, Forest Vegetation Simulator, Heterobasidion annosum, Phellinus weirii

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Frankel, Susan J.   1998.  User's Guide to the Western Root Disease Model, Version 3.0   Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-165. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; 166 p.

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