Navigation Links
Fire may be key to reviving dogwood trees in Eastern forests
Date:6/8/2010

eaches the forest floor and allows greater air movement.

In areas that haven't experienced burns, Jenkins said eastern hemlock trees have moved in and replaced dogwood. The hemlocks create a lower canopy that increases shading and moisture, establishing ideal conditions for the fungus and further reducing dogwoods and potential food sources for wildlife.

"You have these waves of species loss and replacement that alter the stability and function of forest ecosystems," Jenkins said.

Jenkins said prescribed burning on an approximately 10-year rotation might offer a way to maintain dogwood populations in infected forests where eastern hemlock has taken over.

Jenkins and his colleagues next plan to monitor new burn sites to see how dogwood responds and hope to test the direct effects of heat and smoke on the Discula destructiva fungus. The National Park Service Southeast Region Natural Resources Preservation Program, the Great Smoky Mountains Association and the University Florida College of Agriculture and Life Sciences funded the study.


'/>"/>

Contact: Brian Wallheimer
bwallhei@purdue.edu
765-496-2050
Purdue University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Stanford study: Bioenergy potential of reviving abandoned agricultural land
2. Canada provides $1.4M for removal of hazardous trees from provincial recreation sites
3. Climate change predicted to drive trees northward
4. Fighting pollution the poplar way: Trees to clean up Indiana site
5. Why juniper trees can live on less water
6. Secrets of cooperation between trees and fungi revealed
7. Ancient oak trees help reduce global warming
8. Vine invasion? UWM ecologist looks at coexistence of trees and lianas
9. Extinction most likely for rare trees in the Amazon rainforest
10. Shade trees can protect coffee crops
11. Diversity of trees in Ecuadors Amazon rainforest defies simple explanation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/2/2015)... GOTHENBURG, Sweden , April 2, 2015 ... revenues for Q1 2015 attributed to somewhat higher than ... company in the year-end report 2014 that revenues for ... MSEK that the company reported for Q4 2014. The ... continue to be negative. The complete interim report will ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... , March 31, 2015  Elephant Talk Communications Corp. ... global provider of Software Defined Network Architecture (ET Software ... total revenue of approximately $20.4 million for the year ... $19.5 million for the year ended December 31, 2013. ... the Company had completed its multi-year transition away from ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdgz7h/global_iris ... Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... market to grow at a CAGR of 23.5 percent ... the present scenario and the growth prospects of the ... calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Fingerprint Cards Revises Revenues for Q1 2015 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 3Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 4Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 5Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 6Global Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019 with 3M Cogent, Bioenable Technologies, Cross Match Technology, Iris ID Systems & Safran Dominating 2
... doesn,t bed down with theatre, much less mate with ... explored in the recent production Heuschrecken [The Locusts] developed ... asks Arizona State University,s Manfred Laubichler and Gitta Honegger ... of the journal Science . "Scientists have ...
... WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2010 The U.S. Department ... the release of new satellite images depicting agricultural land ... crop year. The images, referred to as cropland data ... rotation patterns, land use changes, water resources and carbon ...
... The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased ... distinguished service to the field of genetics. These ... the genetics community. The individuals who receive these ... recognition of the exceptional value of their work to ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists and cast of thousands swarm stage in Europe 2Scientists and cast of thousands swarm stage in Europe 3The Genetics Society of America announces its 2010 award recipients 2The Genetics Society of America announces its 2010 award recipients 3
(Date:5/5/2015)... TEL AVIV, Israel , May 5, 2015 ... that the Company was approved to continue trading ... companies. OTCQB Marketplace allows for ... an electronic broker-dealers. Investors can have real-time quotes ... The OTCQB Marketplace includes ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... , May 5, 2015  A group of biotechnology ... the Coma Research Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to ... families suffering from disorders of consciousness.  ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150504/213779LOGO   ... consciousness, in which no voluntary actions can be initiated ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Calif. , May 5, 2015 CytomX, ... of cancer, today announced that Sean McCarthy , ... Credit Suisse Antibody Day in New York ... 6. Dr. McCarthy will present an overview of CytomX,s ... Probody drug conjugate programs. About CytomX Therapeutics ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... -- Indianapolis-based medical device manufacturer NICO Corporation is seeing ... including the BrainPath® and Myriad™ technologies offering a ... and then removing affected tissue. More than 1,600 ... institutions throughout the United States ... 12 abstracts, three peer-reviewed publications, and seven presentations ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Tikcro Technologies Announces Approval to Continue Trading on OTCQB 2Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 2Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 3Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 4Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 5NICO Corporation Gains Market Expansion after Multiple Published Clinical Articles Support Access Technology for Deep Brain Lesions 2NICO Corporation Gains Market Expansion after Multiple Published Clinical Articles Support Access Technology for Deep Brain Lesions 3
... Drug Offers Potential Treatment ... to Americans Suffering from IBS-C, BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 17 ... the supplemental,New Drug Application (sNDA) for lubiprostone (8 mcg, oral ... with,constipation (IBS-C) has been accepted for review by the U.S. ...
... 17 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals,Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) ... President, will present an overview of the Company,s ... Annual Investment Conference,in San Francisco. Dr. Henderson,s presentation ... am PT. Dr. Henderson,s presentation will be ...
... Tissue Provides Building-Block Cells for Muscle, Bone, ... ... BioLife Solutions,Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS), a leading developer ... tissues, and organs, today announced that privately held Tissue,Regeneration Therapeutics ...
Cached Biology Technology:FDA Accepts Sucampo's sNDA for Lubiprostone (8 mcg) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) 2FDA Accepts Sucampo's sNDA for Lubiprostone (8 mcg) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) 3FDA Accepts Sucampo's sNDA for Lubiprostone (8 mcg) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) 4FDA Accepts Sucampo's sNDA for Lubiprostone (8 mcg) for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) 5Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at Bank of America Investment Conference 2BioLife Solutions' CryoStor(TM) Adopted by Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics for Preservation Protocol for New, Non-Embryonic Source of Stem Cells 2BioLife Solutions' CryoStor(TM) Adopted by Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics for Preservation Protocol for New, Non-Embryonic Source of Stem Cells 3
Edited by D. Patel (1994) Comprehensive data on gel electrophoresis of proteins, nucleic acids, nucleoproteins and carbohydrates....
...
... Silver Staining Kit, 1. Select from ... and peptides on denaturing, native, and ... reproducibility with precast gels, buffer strips, ... to that of radioisotopes with ready-to-use ...
Human HAPLN1 MAb (Clone 316119) Protein Family: Hyaluronan (HA) & HA Binding Proteins, Proteoglycan Regulators...
Biology Products: