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The Virginia pine sawfly in 1960 - a special cooperative reportAuthor(s): T. McIntyre; R. C. Heller; C. L. Morris
Source: Forest Research Note NE-114. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-7
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionAn outbreak of the pine sawfly, Neodiprion pratti pratti (Dyar), has existed in Maryland since 1955. By 1959 the insect had spread throughout 14 million acres in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont of Virginia and into several North Carolina counties. Because egg surveys conducted in the spring of 1960 indicated a continuation of the epidemic, an aerial survey was conducted to further evaluate the situation. This report contains a summary of this latter investigation.
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CitationMcIntyre, T.; Heller, R. C.; Morris, C. L. 1961. The Virginia pine sawfly in 1960 - a special cooperative report. Forest Research Note NE-114. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-7
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