Woolly Adelgid - Hemlock Infestation

Overview

This project is focused on learning whether we can detect early evidence of woolly adelgid (adelges tsugae) infestations in our hemlocks (Tsuga canadensis).

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. Photo of tree (Take a Picture)
  2. Is there evidence of woolly adelgid infestation? (Multiple Choice)

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