Whole-tree canopy enclosures: why cage a tree?

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  • Authors: Grant, Jerome F.; Hakeem, Abdul; Lambdin, Paris L.; Wiggins, Gregory J.; Rhea, Rusty J.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 88-89.

Abstract

The use of whole-tree canopy enclosures (i.e., cages) is not a typical approach to assessing biological parameters and interactions in a forest setting. However, the successful application of this technology may enable researchers to better understand certain types of tree/organismal interactions.

  • Citation: Grant, Jerome F.; Hakeem, Lambdin, Paris L., aris L.; Wiggins, Gregory J.; Rhea, Rusty J. 2011. Whole-tree canopy enclosures: why cage a tree. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 88-89.
  • Posted Date: April 11, 2011
  • Modified Date: February 26, 2013
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