Christmas Tree Area of Expertise Team Christmas Tree Area of Expertise Team

Reseach Updates

Christmas team members are constantly conducting various applied research projects that tacle priorities identified by the industry in Michigan. Current research projects include:

- Genetic improvement of Fraser fir species for Michigan

- Selection of new fir species for Michigan Christmas tree

- Sustainable Christmas tree Cropping Systems

- Cover crop management for Christmas tree

- Nutrition management for Fraser fir

- Environmental control of coning in Fraser fir

- Pot-in-Pot production

- Weed management in Christmas tree production

- Irrigation and water management

- Phytophtora and other disease issues

- Insect control

- Economic and market analysis.

For more information, contact Dr. Pascal Nzokou at or call 517 432 5664.



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