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Use of sprays to control the pales weevil (Hylobius pales)Author(s): S. F. Potts
Source: Forest Research Note NE-51. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe Pales weevil, one of the serious insect pests of the Northeast, comes into areas that have been recently cut or burned. The beetles feed on the bark of seedlings and young trees up to 18 inches high. They feed just above the ground line, often girdling the trees and killing them. They attack practically all conifers, but white pine is their favorite.
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CitationPotts, S. F. 1955. Use of sprays to control the pales weevil (Hylobius pales). Forest Research Note NE-51. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2p.
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