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Title: Most Costly Insects & Diseases of Southern Hardwoods

Author: Filer, T. H.; Solomon, J. D.;

Date: 1987

Source: The American Tree Farmer 6(3):11

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Insect borers, especially carpenter worms and red oak borers, cause degrade in oaks, an average of $45 per thousand board feet, and an annual loss of $112 million in the 2.5 billion board feet of oaks cut annually.

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Filer, T. H.; Solomon, J. D. 1987. Most Costly Insects & Diseases of Southern Hardwoods. The American Tree Farmer 6(3):11.


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