The restoration of forests with active rapid 'Ohi'a death infections may be possible

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:20 in Biology & Nature

For the first time, researchers have shown that native 'ohi'a seedlings can survive for at least a year in areas that have active mortality from Rapid 'ohi'a Death, or ROD, a fungal disease that is devastating to this dominant and culturally important tree in Hawaiian forests. This information can be useful to land managers and homeowners as they prioritize conservation actions.

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