Research

Leading Research Problems & Priorities In Pennsylvania’s Christmas Tree Industry

Conducted in party by Michael Young Strategic Research, PA Christmas Tree Growers Association & the PA Department of Agriculture.

2006 Canaan Fir and Douglas-fir Improvement
Ricky M. Bates Department of Horticulture Penn State University
Christmas Tree Scouting Report Pest Update for the 2005 Season
Quadris Not Effective in Controlling Rhabdocline Needlecast on Douglas-fir Christmas Trees
Final report for the Quadris research project. Ricky M. Bates, Assistant Professor, and David A. Despot, Project Assistant, Department of Horticulture, Penn State University
Trunk Splitting Explained
Article by: Jeffrey H. Owen, Area Extension Specialist, NC State University
Postharvest Characteristics of Canaan fir and Fraser fir Christmas Trees
Conifer Species Profile: Abies concolor Concolor fir, white fir
Bert Cregg, Michigan State University, Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal