Anderson Center Woolly Adelgid; Health of Eastern Hemlocks

Overview

The area outside of the Anderson Center is full of infected hemlocks. This project is seeing if it can assess how far gone the Eastern Hemlock is.

Protocols

Leaf Photosynthesis MultispeQ V1.0

Summary

Measures many photosynthesis-related parameters in <15 seconds, including:

  • Chlorophll Fluorescence: Phi2, PhiNPQ, PhiNO, NPQt, qL, LEF
  • Relative Chlorophyll: SPAD
  • Proton Motive Force: ECSt, vH+, gH+
  • Absorbance at: 450, 535, 605, 650, 730, 850, 880, and 940nm.
  • Leaf Thickness (in mm), angle, and cardinal direct...

Questions

  1. Is there evidence of infestation? (Multiple Choice)
  2. Is it all over the stem or in a few big clumps? (Multiple Choice)
  3. Has it spread to the top of the needles? (Multiple Choice)

Locations

Team

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