A test for constitutive and induced resistance by tall
- EFFECT OF PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT ON SURVIVAL OF FUNGI IN WESTERN RED CEDAR UTILITY POLES. Morrell, J. J.; Freitag, C. M.; Eddington, C. // Forest Products Journal;Sep2001, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p69
The ability of fungi to survive in western red cedar utility poles through the thermal treatment process was explored by removing increment cores from 200 poles before and after treatment. The treatment processes were varied to produce maximum temperatures ranging from 17 degrees to 80 Celsius...
- Endophyte-infected and uninfected fescue seeds suppress... Tannenbaum, Michael G.; Seematter, Sara L.; Zimmerman, Dana M. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan98, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p114
Assesses the effects of consuming endophyte-infected and endophyte-free seeds of tall fescue on reproductive success in white-footed mice through a series of laboratory experiments. Methods and materials utilized on the study; Several grass species known to harbor endophytic fungi; Results of...
- Keep an eye out for signs of fungi in trees. STAIRS, NANCY // Landscape Management;Oct98, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p14
Discusses the importance for detecting the presence of decay fungi in trees or surface roots. Decay and decomposition of organic matter; Progression and spread of disease to the surrounding trees; Reduction in structural ability of the tree; Presence of conks or mushrooms on a tree.
- The Trees that Would Not Grow. Quinlan, Susan E. // Ask;Oct2011, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p22
This article discusses the effect of certain fungi on the growth of pine seedlings in Western Australia.
- Ericaceous plants: a natural inoculum. COCKSHULL, KEN // Horticulture Week;7/22/2011, p24
The article addresses the benefits of mycorrhizal fungi which enhances the growth of ericaceous plants.
- The rot sets in. Cohen, Philip // New Scientist;11/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 2106, p12
Reports on the injection of fungi into the heartwood of healthy trees to accelerate the natural process of parasitic fungal infection in the United States. Harvesting of trees showing the first signs of fungal infection in the country; Trial of the technique in several forests in the country;...
- Enthusiasts' fungus identified. // Orchid Review;Dec2012, Vol. 120 Issue 1300, p202
The article reports on the identification of Ceratobasidium fungus as the fungus being used by some nurseries and amateur growers in raising hardy orchids from seed symbiotically.
- Killer fungi feed insects to plants. // New Scientist;6/30/2012, Vol. 214 Issue 2871, p16
The article cites a 2012 report in the journal "Science" regarding entomology research by Michael Bidochka and colleagues at Brock University in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada, investigating the relationship between the insect-killing fungi Metarhizium and nutrient uptake in plants.
- Damage to Abies koreana seeds by soil-borne fungi on Mount Halla, Korea. HyeKyoung Cho; Miyamoto, Toshizumi; Takahashi, Kunihide; SungGak Hong; Kim, JohngJin // Canadian Journal of Forest Research;Feb2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p371
Abies koreana Wilson is an endemic tree species that is facing critical population declines in Korea. To identify factors affecting the natural regeneration of A. koreana, we examined the role of seed pathogens in the overwintering survival of seeds in natural seedbeds on Mount Halla, Korea. In...