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Value loss from weevil-caused defects in eastern white pine lumberAuthor(s): Myron D. Ostrander; Carl H. Stoltenberg
Source: Forest Research Note NE-73. 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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DescriptionOwners of eastern white pine stands suffer financially in several ways from attacks by the white-pine weevil (Pissodes strobi). Crooks, forks, and other weevil-caused tree-bole deformities increase bucking, logging, and sawing costs, and they reduce recoverable volumes. The injuries also reduce the average value of the lumber recovered. It is only with this reduction in the value of lumber produced that this report deals.
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CitationOstrander, Myron D.; Stoltenberg, Carl H. 1957. Value loss from weevil-caused defects in eastern white pine lumber. Forest Research Note NE-73. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2p.
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