How to tell if your plants survived the Drought


Uploaded by WTHITV10 on 26.09.2012

Transcript:
THROUGHOUT THE WABASH VALLEY..
HAVE STRUGGLED "TO STAY ALIVE".
AS WE CONTINUE "OUR DRY ZONE
COVERAGE".. WE WANTED TO
FIND-OUT.. HOW THE TREES WOULD
BEGIN RECOVERING.
THE STORM TEAM'S .."KEVIN
ORPURT".. JOINS US NOW.. TO FILL
US IN.. ON WHAT HE FOUND-OUT
ALTHOUGH WE'VE RECEIVED A
GENEROUS, MOSTLY
BENEFICIAL RAINFALLSOME TREES
AND BUSHES HAVE
HAD JUST TOO MUCH STRESS THIS
SUMMER
SO, HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR TREE
OR SHRUBS ARE DEADPURDUE
EXTENSION AGENT JIM LUZAR HAS
SOME INFORMATION.
/////////// [D5]LOSS OF
TREES-SOT
""WE'RE GONNA SEE THIS FALL HERE
IN THE TERRE HAUTE,
WABASH VALLEY AREA, SOME
PREMATURE LEAF DROP, ESPECIALLY
SPECIES THAT HAVE BEEN UNDER A
LOT OF STRESS DUE TO
THE DROUGHT OF 2012." "IN
CONTRAST, WE DO SEE SOME DIE-
BACK - WHERE LIMBS HAVE ACTUALLY
DIED, AS WE SEE HERE
AND SNAP. THIS LIMB IS TOTALLY
DEAD." "WHEN IN DOUBT, DEFER TO
NEXT SPRING AND WAIT FOR LEAF-
OUT IN THE SPRING OF 2013"..
"
"LUZAR SAYS".. IN MOST CASES, IT
ISN'T DISEASE THAT'S CAUSING THE
TREES TO DIE, BUT THE STRESS OF
THIS PAST SUMMER.
THE MOST COMMONLY AFFECTED
SPECIES ARE
"WHITE PINES", "BURNING BUSHES",
AND "ARR-BORE-VEE-
TAY". [D6]TEASE 3 (LIFESTYLE,
ARMY)-VO, VO
WE'RE SEEING MORE AND MORE
COMMERCIALS.. ADVERTISING
PRODUCTS "WITH FIBER BENEFITS".
SO, WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT