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Graduation Date

2020

Document Type

Capstone Project

Degree

Master of Arts (MA)

School or Department

Journalism

Abstract

Whitebark pine habitat in the high elevation is rapidly becoming "ghost forests." As outbreaks from white pine blister rust and mountain pine beetle target the tree at increasing rates, forest managers and scientists are using genetics to try to save the tree.

Keywords

whitebark pine, biodiversity, forests, blister rust, pine beetle, whitebark

Ghost Forests: The Decline of the Whitebark Pine

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