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Pear Thrips on Forest Trees NA-FBP-34

The pear thrips, Taeniothrips inconsequens (Uzel), an imported species first noted in California in 1904 and now throughout the United States, is a common thrips found on many plants, but particularly fruit trees. Pear thrips have been considered a serious forest pest onlly recently (1979, when they, along with Thrips calcaratus Uzel, caused widespread defoliation in Pennsylvania). Infestations of forest trees have been reported from New York, Pennsylvania, and all of the New England States.

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1989
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NA-FBP-34
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James O'Brien and Parker Snowden, USDA Forest Service
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Pear Thrips on Forest Trees NA-FBP-34
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