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Risk-rating Saratoga Spittlebug Damage by Abundance of Alternate-host PlantsAuthor(s): Louis F. Wilson
Source: Research Note NC-110. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe potential damage of the Saratoga spittlebug to red pine can be predicted by comparing the percentage of ground occupied by sweet-fern with the percentage of ground cover occupied by other nymphal host plants. A risk-rating graph is used to estimate potential damage.
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CitationWilson, Louis F. 1971. Risk-rating Saratoga Spittlebug Damage by Abundance of Alternate-host Plants. Research Note NC-110. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsSaratoga spittlebug, red pine, sweet-fern
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