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Title: How to collect and process small polyhedral viruses of insects

Author: Lewis, Franklin B.;

Date: 1960

Source: Forest Research Note NE-109. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-8

Publication Series: Forest Research Note

Description: The past few years have seen increased interest in and use of microbial agents for the control of destructive forest insects. One of the most successful applications of this control method has been the use of the polyhedral virus disease of the European pine sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer (Geoff.). Control of this insect by its specific pathogen has been fully as satisfactory as chemical control, and less expensive.

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Lewis, Franklin B. 1960. How to collect and process small polyhedral viruses of insects. Forest Research Note NE-109. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-8

 


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