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Photo of American elm cuttings growing in the greenhouse. Kathleen Knight, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 995
Elm Disease Resistance Research Gets a Boost

Great news for disease-tolerant American elm! A grant from The Manton Foundation has provided the Forest Service’s Northern Research Station w ...

Principal Investigator : Paul Schaberg

Resource Management and Use2016NRS
Photo of
ID: 1196
Fall leaf color research could make it possible to predict timing, intensity, and location of fall color

What triggers fall red color expression in leaves? Forest Service scientists used a unique branch cooling system to verify that low temperatures ...

Principal Investigator : Paul Schaberg

Photo of Photo 1: Acid deposition predisposes red spruce to winter injury evident as reddish colored foliage that dries out and falls from trees in the spring.

Photo 2: Alexandra Kosiba collecting a wood increment core from a red spruce tree to assess growth.
ID: 1446
Recovery of Red Spruce Linked to Decreased Acid Deposition and Higher Temperatures

Red spruce was once a valued timber species but was threatened when high inputs of acid deposition reduced its growth and increased mortality fo ...

Principal Investigator : Paul Schaberg

Resource Management and Use
Water, Air, and Soil
Photo of Alexandra Kosiba collecting a woody increment core from a mature red spruce tree. Luke Ingram (University of Vermont Affiliate), University of Vermont.
ID: 1018
Trees Vulnerable to Damage from Acid Deposition Located Using Critical Load Exceedance Maps

A Forest Service scientist and his partners used a computer model to identify locations where inputs of acid deposition were expected to harm tr ...

Principal Investigator : Paul Schaberg

Resource Management and Use2016NRS