Media: Publication

Laurel Wilt Disease

September 13, 2021 - Forestry topic information sheet provides information about laurel wilt disease – a threat to all species in the Laurel family. Information includes the hosts, signs and symptoms, and how to manage the disease.

Ailanthus Control Methods

September 13, 2021 - Forestry topic information sheet provides information about the invasive species Ailanthus and possible methods for removing or controlling Ailanthus, including manual as well as chemical methods such as foliar spray, stem injection or basal spray.

Beech Leaf Disease

August 18, 2021 - USDA Forest Service Pest Alert publication about beech leaf disease discusses identification and description, range, and management.

Laurel Wilt

July 8, 2021 - USDA Forest Service Pest Alert publication about laurel wilt discusses symptoms, disease process, hosts, detection, and management.

Oak Shelterwood: A Technique to Improve Oak Regeneration

June 8, 2021 - Article reviews a method of involving a well-timed, mid-story removal to improve the number and vigor of oak advance regeneration and a subsequent overstory removal to facilitate regeneration of the stand. Jeff Stringer, Extension Professor of Hardwood Silviculture, Department of Forestry, University of Kentucky.

Making Sense of the Genetics Market

June 8, 2021 - Report explains loblolly pine genetics, tree improvement, and the evolution of seedling markets, and is intended to help landowners understand their choices in seedling genetics. Steve McKeand is Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources and Director, North Carolina State University Cooperative Tree Improvement Program.