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Risk-rating Saratoga Spittlebug Damage by Abundance of Alternate-host Plants

Author(s):

Louis F. Wilson

Year:

1971

Publication type:

Research Note (RN)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

North Central Research Station

Source:

Research Note NC-110. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Description

The 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.

Citation

Wilson, 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

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