Portland State University. Department of Biology
Robert O. Tinnin
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology
1 online resource (102 p.)
Dwarf mistletoes, Host-parasite relationships, Lodgepole pine -- Diseases and pests
Arceuthobium americanum is a vascular plant which is parasitic upon Pinus contorta var murrayana. Its documented effects include reductions in host growth, vigor and wood quality. The specific physiological changes that occur in the host are, for the most part, unknown.
Broshot, Nancy Ellen, "The Effect of Dwarf Mistletoe (Arceuthobium americanum) Upon a Portion of the Carbon Budget of Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta)" (1982). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3138.