Assessment Question HLTH-2:
How have biological agents including insects and disease influenced the overall health of the South's forests and how will they likely affect it in the future?
Denny Ward and
Paul Mistretta (MGRs)
(used to be #3)
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July 2000 update
Final Report Detailed Issues:
- Evaluate whether forest insect and disease impacts are related to forest management intensity.
- Evaluate whether forest insect and disease impacts differ or is likely to differ by forest type and by forest ownership group.
- Evaluate the effects of control options including chemicals.
- Other biological agents include genetically altered trees.
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