Featured Publication: Hemlock woolly adelgid infestation affects water and carbon relations of eastern hemlock and Carolina hemlock

 
Featured Publication: Hemlock woolly adelgid infestation affects water and carbon relations of eastern hemlock and Carolina hemlock

The hemlock woolly adelgid is killing hemlock trees throughout the eastern United States, but little has been known about how infestations of this invasive insect actually cause mortality. In a study led by Jean-Christophe Domec, a North Carolina State University cooperating scientist with the Eastern Threat Center, researchers examined changes in water use and carbon uptake in infested trees to determine impacts on growth and productivity. Results were published in the journal New Phytologist. Read the article…

 

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