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Tehachapi Mountains

Tehachapi region

This small subregion is located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada. It is marked by blue oak-gray pine woodlands at lower elevations and an abundance of ponderosa pine at higher elevations.

Typical insect and disease problems
• Black pineleaf scale
• Armillaria
• Dwarf and true mistletoe
• Seridium canker
• Pinyon pine ips
• Early defoliation/drought stress/leaf browning
• Anthracnose
• Canker Rots

Black pineleaf scale. Ladd Livingston, Idaho Department of Lands,
Seridium canker. Jennifer Olson, Oklahoma State University,
Dwarf mistletoe
Pinyon ips. William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International,
Canker rot. Robert Anderson,
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