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Western forest diseases and climate relations: Root diseases and climate change

Posted date: November 25, 2009
Publication Year: 
2008
Authors: Kim, Mee-Sook; Richardson, Bryce A.Klopfenstein, Ned B.
Publication Series: 
Paper (invited, offered, keynote)
Source: In: McWilliams, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; 2007 October 15-19; Sedona, AZ. Salem, OR: Oregon Department of Forestry. p. 17.

Abstract

Climate change could alter patterns of disturbances from pathogens through (1) direct effects on the development, survival, reproduction, dispersal, and distribution of pathogens; (2) physiological changes in tree defenses; (3) indirect effects from changes in the abundance of mutualists and competitors.

Citation

Kim, Mee-Sook; Richardson, Bryce A.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2008. Western forest diseases and climate relations: Root diseases and climate change. In: McWilliams, Michael; Palacios, Patsy, comps. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Western International Forest Disease Work Conference; 2007 October 15-19; Sedona, AZ. Salem, OR: Oregon Department of Forestry. p. 17.