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Title: The Introduced Pine Sawfly, a Defoliator of White Pine New to North Carolina

Author: Drooz, A.T.; Doggett, C.A.; Coppel, H.C.;

Date: 1979

Source: Res. Note SE-273. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: The introduced pine sawfly, Diprion similis (Hartig), was reported in North Carolina for the first time in 1978. The initial finding was of the cocoon stage in the autumn of 1977 at Linville Falls. It is a European species that defoliates eastern white pine in this country and is capable of damaging hard pines. A brief account of its description, hosts, life history, survey, and control is included.

Keywords: Diprion similis, introduced pine sawfly, defoliator of eastern white pine.

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Drooz, A.T.; Doggett, C.A.; Coppel, H.C. 1979. The Introduced Pine Sawfly, a Defoliator of White Pine New to North Carolina. Res. Note SE-273. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.

 


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