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Title: How to Distinguish Oak LEAFTIERS From LEAFROLLERS

Author: Snowden, Parker;

Date: 1990

Source: Unites States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, NA-FR-16

Publication Series: How-To Leaflets (HT)

Description: Oak leaftiers and oak leafrollers defoliate oaks throughout the northeastern United States and adjoining Canadian provinces.

In recent years, scattered but severe outbreaks of oak leaftier have occurred in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In 1978 more than 100,000 acres were defoliated in these states. Outbreaks of the oak leafroller complex have been reported in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

This pubication tells how to distinguish between the two insects.

Keywords: NA-FR-16, oak leaves, oak leaftiers, wilted oak leaves, oak leafrollers, oak tree defoliation, Croesia semipurpurana, C. semipurpurana , chestnut, white oak, Archips semiferanus, A. argyrosplilus, Choristoneura fractivittana, A. semiferanus and C. semipurpurana

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Snowden, Parker 1990. How to Distinguish Oak LEAFTIERS From LEAFROLLERS. Unites States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, NA-FR-16


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