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        Abstract - Issue July 2009, 30 (4)                                                                                                             Back



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Determination of fungal diseases, site and stand characteristics in

mixed stands in Ilgaz-Yenice forest district, Cankiri, Turkey

 

Nuri Oner1, Hasan Huseyin Dogan2, Celaleddin Ozturk2 and Meral Gurer3

1Faculty of Forestry, Cankiri Karatekin University, 18200, Cankiri -Turkey

2Biology Department, Faculty of Art and Science, Selcuk University, Konya - 42031, Turkey

3Ahmet Taner Kislali Avenue, Siyasal Site No: 65 Cayyolu, Ankara - 06810, Turkey

(Received: February 20, 2008; Revised received: June 15, 2008; Accepted: July 10, 2008)

 

Abstract: Fungal diseases, site and stand characteristics were investigated in Yenice forest sub-district headquarters belonging to Ilgaz forest enterprise. Diseases and wood decaying fungi on fallen and cut tree stumps were determined on scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), crimean pine (P. nigra subsp. nigra var.caramanica), and uludag fir (Abies nordmanniana subsp. bornmulleriana). Altitude (m), exposure, slope (%), relief, rate of mixture (%) and? anthropogenic effects were noted for 56 sample plots which have various stand compositions. Age, breast height diameter (cm), top height (m), crown and bole quality, regeneration quality and development of representative tree species were also recorded into vegetation forms. Yellow witches? broom (Melampsorella caryophyllacearum), which caused drying of uludag fir trees, was determined. Besides, 53 macrofungi species belonging to 3 divisions, 10 orders, 25 families and 36 genera were determined. Some of them cause white and brown decay on living and core wood. The most common parasitic and saprobe fungi are Galerina Ganoderma, Gloeophyllum, Gymnopilus, Hypholoma, Lentinus, Phellinus, Pleurotus, Polyporus and Stereum species in the research area. Trichaptum abietinum is also typical wood decay fungi for living or cut fir trees and it is very common in the research area.

Key words: Fungal diseases, Ilgaz-Yenice, Macrofungi, Mixed stand, Site, Stand characteristics

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