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Title: Uninjured trees - a meaningful guide to white-pine weevil control decisions

Author: Waters, William E.;

Date: 1962

Source: Forest Research Note NE-129. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4

Publication Series: Forest Research Note

Description: The white-pine weevil, Pissodes strobi, is a particularly insidious forest pest that can render a stand of host trees virtually worthless. It rarely, if ever, kills a tree; but the crooks, forks, and internal defects that develop in attacked trees over a period of years may reduce the merchantable volume and value of the tree at harvest age to zero. Dollar losses are especially high in plantations where costs of planting and care have been incurred.

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Waters, William E. 1962. Uninjured trees - a meaningful guide to white-pine weevil control decisions. Forest Research Note NE-129. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4

 


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