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Cover for Forest hydrology of mountainous and snow-dominated watersheds.

This chapter focuses mainly on the hydrological processes observed in the mountainous and subalpine temperate coniferous forests in the Western part of North America, in which it broadly include the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, northern California, Montana- west of the Continental Divide,...

Author(s)
Elliot, W. J.; Dobre, M.; Srivastava, A.; Elder, K. J.; Link, T. E.; Brooks, E. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-government organizations' mountain management: a sustainable support model for Southern Oregon's mountain destinations.

This chapter describes a range of non-government organizations (NGOs) and their work in supporting and championing important natural attractions in mountain destinations in Southern Oregon. Three examples, Crater Lake National Park, Mt Ashland and Oregon Caves National Monument, are discussed. Each ...

Author(s)
Marlowe, B.; Burke, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myxobolus cerebralis</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ceratomyxa shasta</i>.

This chapter discusses the life cycle, geographical distribution, morphology, disease transmission, economic impact, clinical aspects, diagnosis, pathological lesions, pathophysiology, host range, disease prevention and control programmes against Myxobolus cerebralis and Ceratomyxa shasta in...

Author(s)
Hallett, S. L.; Bartholomew, J. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora</i> in US forests.

This chapter will focus on three key Phytophthora species (P. cinnamomi, P. ramorum and P. lateralis) that currently threaten US forests, causing widespread mortalities and changing the overall forest structure. P. cinnamomi was first recognized in the USA in the 1930s after it was isolated from...

Author(s)
Balci, Y.; Bienapfl, J. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of dietary pyrrolizidine (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio</i>) alkaloids on copper and vitamin A tissue concentrations in Japanese quail.

In this study, groups of Japanese quails were fed diets containing copper, vitamin A and pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) from tansy ragwort (Senecio jacobaea, TR) collected in Oregon, USA, for 6 weeks. It was shown that consumption of 10% TR did not affect the growth rate; however, the feed efficiency ...

Author(s)
Huan, J.; Cheeke, P. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lupine-induced 'crooked calf disease' in Washington and Oregon: identification of the alkaloid profiles of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lupinus sericeus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lupinus sulphureus</i>, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lupinus leucophyllus</i>.

The characteristic alkaloid profiles of L. sulphureus, L. leucophyllus and L. sericeus in northeastern Oregon and the Channel Scablands of east-central Washington, USA, were studied. Seven chemotypes were identified from the collections of L. sulphureus. Chemotype A collected near Ritzville,...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Lee, S. T.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Davis, T. Z.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Distribution of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium occidentale</i> chemotypes and their potential toxicity.

Field samples of D. occidentale populations (1464 plants representing 118 accessions) were collected in the summer of 2007 and 2008 throughout the geographical distribution of D. occidentale, including Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon, USA. These samples, along with 599...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Lee, S. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Restoration in the American national forests: ecological processes and cultural landscapes.

This paper proposes a different approach to restoration, arguing that restoration will be most successful when its practitioners recognize that the forests they are trying to fix are cultural landscapes in need of having human presence erased. Focus is given on the dilemmas of cultural and...

Author(s)
Langston, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930745)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The roles of natural and human disturbances in forest soil erosion.

This paper aims to compare predicted upland erosion rates following forest disturbances associated with fuel management, such as harvesting, thinning, prescribed fire and road networks, to erosion rates following wildfires. The performance of the Water Erosion Prediction Project model in...

Author(s)
Elliot, W. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book chapter

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