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Tree Education -
Establishing & Managing Ponderosa Pine in the Willamette Valley

Book published by the Oregon State University Extension Office...



Chapter 1. An overview of Willamette Valley ponderosas

  • History of ponderosa pine in the Willamette Valley
  • Ponderosa pine growing sites in the Willamette Valley
  • Benefits of planting Valley ponderosa pine

Chapter 2. Managing a new ponderosa pine plantation

  • Site selection
  • Site preparation
  • Planting considerations
  • Vegetation management

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Chapter 3. Managing stands of Willamette Valley ponderosa pine

  • Natural stand development
  • Managing natural stands of Valley ponderosa pine
  • Managing plantations of Valley ponderosa pine

Chapter 4. Fire and Willamette Valley ponderosas

  • Fire injury
  • Fire hazard in ponderosa pine

Chapter 5. Insects and Willamette Valley ponderosas

  • Bark Beetles
  • Ponderosa pine cone beetle
  • Sequoia pitch moth

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Chapter 6. Diseases and Willamette Valley ponderosas

  • Needle diseases
  • Branch and stem diseases
  • Decays
  • Root Disease
  • Enviromental stresses

Chapter 7. Animal damage and Willamette Valley ponderosas

  • Rodent damage
  • Porcupine damage
  • Big game damage
  • Livestock damage

Chapter 8. Harvesting and marketing Valley ponderosa pine

  • Harvesting Tips
  • Marketing pine logs

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~ Further information
~ Authors and acknowledgments

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