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This manual provides basic information for identifying and evaluating important health problems of eastern white pine in New England. The health problems include:
• White pine weevil
• White pine blister rust
• Caliciopsis canker
• White pine bast scale
• White pine needle damage
• Red rot or Red-ring rot
In addition to providing descriptions of symptoms, signs, and risk factors, recommendations for white pine silviculture are described for managing stands for low densities and crop trees.
Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
white pine weevil, white pine blister rust, caliciopsis canker, white pine bast scale, white pine needle damage, red rot, red-ring rot, white pine silviculture, white pine health
Livingston, William H.; Munck, Isabel; Lombard, Kyle; Weimer, Jennifer; Bergdahl, Aaron; Kenefic, Laura S.; Schultz, Barbara; and Seymour, Robert S.. 2019. MP764: Field Manual for Managing Eastern White Pine Health in New England. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Miscellaneous Publications .