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Title: Potential woodpecker nest trees through artificial inoculation of heart rots

Author: Conner, Richard N.; Dickson, James G.; Williamson, J. Howard;

Date: 1983

Source: In: Davis, Jerry W.; Goodwin, Gregory A.; Ockenfels, Richard A., tech. coords. Snag habitat management: proceedings of the symposium; 1983 June 7-9; Flagstaff, AZ. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-99. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station: 68-72

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: We suggest that the fungus Spongipellis pachyodon might be used to artificially create suitable hardwood nest trees for woodpeckers in both young and older trees and when supplies of potential nest trees are limited. Sizes of trees suitable for inoculation, inoculation heights, and densities of snags are suggested for six species of woodpeckers.

Keywords: woodpecker, fungi, Spongipellis pachyodon, snags

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Conner, Richard N.; Dickson, James G.; Williamson, J. Howard. 1983. Potential woodpecker nest trees through artificial inoculation of heart rots. In: Davis, Jerry W.; Goodwin, Gregory A.; Ockenfels, Richard A., tech. coords. Snag habitat management: proceedings of the symposium; 1983 June 7-9; Flagstaff, AZ. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-99. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station: 68-72.

 


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