You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Evaluation of tree risk in the spruce - fir region of the Northeast
Author: McLintock, Thomas F.;
Source: Station Paper NE-16. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-7.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Description: In attempting to find possible means of combating recurrent epidemics of the spruce budworm in the Northeast, research has shown that forest management has considerable promise. Reduction in the proportion of balsam fir to spruce and attainment of the highest possible proportion of rapidly growing trees are expected to result in a less severe outbreak and a higher percent of recovery following defoliation. These principles of silvicultural control have been discussed in detail by Graham and Orr, Balch, Westveld, and McLintock.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- This publication may be available in hard copy. Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
XML: View XML
McLintock, Thomas F. 1948. Evaluation of tree risk in the spruce - fir region of the Northeast. Station Paper NE-16. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-7.
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility