Monday, November 29, 2010

Hitchiti Experiment Forest


                         Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

·        Wild Ginger is a native North American perennial.
·        Found in moist rich soils in shady woodlands.
·        It smells like ginger.
·        It uses for medicinal purposes.

                   Leaf litter decomposition

·      Leaf litter decomposition is an important process of forest ecosystems.
·      Litter provides habitat for small animals and plants.
·      Litter can be used to construct nests.

                           The Southern Pine Beetle

·     Ranging from 2-7 millimeters in length
·     It could Created so much damage to a tree
·     It  is the most destructive insects to pines in Georgia.

                     Infested Pine Tree

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