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Title: Control of Tip Moth by Carbofuran Reduces Fusiform Rust Infection on Loblolly Pine

Author: Powers, H.R. Jr.; Stone, D.M.;

Date: 1988

Source: Res. Pap. SE-270. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Carbofuran, a systemic insecticide, was applied to the soil under planted loblolly pines near Aiken. SC. at ages 2 through 5. The insecticide sharply reduced tip-moth damage and increased the height of 5-year-old saplings, compared with untreated controls. Treatment also reduced incidence of fusiforn rust, but carbofuran did not have a fungicidal effect.

Keywords: Pinus taeda, Cronartium quercuum f. sp.fusifome. Rhyacionia frustrana

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Powers, H.R., Jr.; Stone, D.M. 1988. Control of Tip Moth by Carbofuran Reduces Fusiform Rust Infection on Loblolly Pine. Res. Pap. SE-270. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.

 


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