Title: The aspen mortality summit; December 18 and 19, 2006; Salt Lake City, UT
Author: Bartos, Dale L.; Shepperd, Wayne D.
Source: Proc. RMRS-P-60WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 21 p
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Description: The USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station sponsored an aspen summit meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on December 18 and19, 2006, to discuss the rapidly increasing mortality of aspen (Populus tremuloides) throughout the western United States. Selected scientists, university faculty, and managers from Federal, State, and non-profit agencies with experience working with aspen were invited. Participants were first asked to share information on recent aspen mortality. Subject matter working groups were then asked to determine factors associated with recent aspen mortality, recommend research needs, and organize those needs into testable questions and hypotheses. This report documents their findings, and will serve as a platform for Resource Managers to address the Sudden Aspen Decline issue.
Keywords: aspen, Populus tremuloides, Sudden Aspen Decline, aspen mortality, aspen diseases, aspen ecology
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Bartos, Dale L.; Shepperd, Wayne D., comps. 2010. The aspen mortality summit; December 18 and 19, 2006; Salt Lake City, UT. Proc. RMRS-P-60WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 21 p.
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