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Help our knowledge grow. With more than a half dozen institutions working toward our shared forest restoration goal, collaboration and open information flow are integral to our success. Explore conference abstracts or the latest forest restoration and adelgid research in our research posts below.

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December 6th, 2016|Categories: Bird's Eye View|

An Army of Beetles Could Help Save Dying Hemlock Forests

BENT CREEK EXPERIMENTAL FOREST, N.C. — When the woolly adelgids come and descend on the forest, the eastern hemlock dies. It’s been like this since the insect was discovered in Virginia in 1951. The aphid-like [...]

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Posters and presentation from the North American Forest Insect Work Conference

The North American Forest Insect Work Conference met May 9-12, 2011 . NAFIWC meets only once every five years. Below are the titles and links for one presentation and five posters from this year’s conference. [...]

August 9th, 2011|Categories: Balsam woolly adelgid, Hemlock woolly adelgid|

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Resistance

Learn more about research on hemlock woolly adelgid from a researcher in Rhode Island. HWA Presentation from Rhode Island (PDF) (33 MB file)

April 19th, 2011|Categories: Hemlock woolly adelgid|Tags: , |

Beauty and the Beast: Investigating Host Resistance of Hemlock

This presentation illustrates some of our findings on existing host resistance to hemlock woolly adelgid in native hemlock stands and exotic hemlocks. The author, Kelly Oten, graduate research and teaching assistant, won third place for [...]

April 19th, 2011|Categories: Hemlock woolly adelgid|Tags: , |

USDA Develops Hemlock Hybrids Tolerant of HWA

New hemlock hybrids that are tolerant to the invasive insect known as hemlock woolly adelgid have been created by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Geneticist Richard Olsen and horticulturist Sue Bentz of USDA’s Agricultural [...]

November 12th, 2010|Categories: Hemlock woolly adelgid|Tags: , , |

Investigating Host Resistance Using Scanning Electron Microscopy

by Kelly F. Oten1, Allen C. Cohen2, John B. Strider1, and Fred P. Hain1 Abstract This study uses scanning electron microscopy (SEM), a surface-imaging technique, to investigate feeding behaviors of the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), [...]

October 27th, 2010|Categories: Hemlock woolly adelgid|Tags: , , |

Effect of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) Infestation on Water Relations of Carolina and Eastern Hemlock

The Effect of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) Infestation on Water Relations of Carolina and Eastern Hemlock: Can Ecophysiological Investigation of Tree Water Relations Improve Silvicultural Management of the HWA? Authors:  Rivera, Laura N.1, Jean-Christophe Domec1,2, [...]

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Resources

View Hemlock Woolly Adelgid resources here.

October 21st, 2010|Categories: Hemlock woolly adelgid|Tags: , |

Balsam Woolly Adelgid Resources

View Balsam Woolly Adelgid resources here.

October 21st, 2010|Categories: Balsam woolly adelgid|Tags: , , |

Production & Evaluation of Hemlock Resistance

Production and Evaluation of Eastern Hemlocks (Tsuga canadensis) Potentially Resistant to the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae) Todd Caswell, Richard Casagrande, Brian Maynard, and Evan Preisser University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 Abstract. As [...]

June 25th, 2010|Categories: Hemlock woolly adelgid|

Conference Abstracts: Host Resistance Studies to the Balsam Woolly Adelgid and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Abstract: Review of the Fraser Fir Story Sponsored by the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and the College of Natural Resources, NCSU Fred P. Hain and Leslie Newton, NC State University Fraser [...]

June 25th, 2010|Categories: Abstract, Balsam woolly adelgid, Hemlock woolly adelgid|