Arceuthobium


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Noun1.Arceuthobium - genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Loranthaceae, Loranthaceae, mistletoe family - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
Arceuthobium pusillum, American mistletoe - small herb with scalelike leaves on reddish-brown stems and berrylike fruits; parasitic on spruce and larch trees
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(2005), quienes mencionaron que en el 97% de los casos de infestacion de la palomilla, los arboles presentaban plantas parasitas o muerdagos (Arceuthobium spp.).
New York's one native mistletoe, dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium pusillum), takes a different tack.
Nueve especies de las 13 identificadas existen en forma silvestre: Arceuthobium vaginatum, Barkleyanthus salicifolius, Cosmos parviflorus, Didymaea alsinoides, Gnaphalium canescens, Pinus hartwegii, Plantago australis, Simsia amplexicaulis y Symphoricarpos microphyllus.
Key words: Arborimus albipes, Arborimus longicaudus, Arceuthobium, Clatsop State Forest, Coast Ranges, dwarf mistletoe, line transect surveys, Oregon, Red Tree Vole, Tillamook Burn, Tillamook State Forest, White-footed Vole
For instance, dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium spp.) not only increases the likelihood of herbivore-induced tree mortality in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa; Parker et al., 2006) it also considerably alters forest fire dynamics (Hoffman et al., 2007).
(2002) also observed that CH enhanced callus induction and proliferation from seeds of milestone, Arceuthobium tsugense.
Two other species of lycaenids in the United States, Callophrys (formely Mitoura) spinetorum (Hewitson) and Callophrys (formely Mitoura) johnsoni (Skinner) are recorded as specialist herbivores on shoots of Arceuthobium species (Viscaceae) (Shaw et al.
The reason for doing the experiment was to examine differences in the strength of trophic cascades in arthropod communities in pine and its parasite, dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium vaginatum).