Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:
     


 

 

  Environment

Subscriber content preview

January 29, 2014

Warming, drought bad for Douglas firs: study

  • Douglas firs are a keystone species, valuable both economically and ecologically.
  • SPOKANE (AP) — A new study has warned that a fungus that devours the roots of Douglas fir trees in the Northwest could become a bigger killer as the climate changes.

    Laminated root rot occurs from Montana to the Pacific Ocean and already costs the timber industry millions of dollars each year.


     
    . . .


    To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.


    Search Stories
     Find:
     With:
     In:
     Depth:
     Sort by:
    Advanced options

    --