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Integrated pest management and the pear thripsAuthor(s): James C. Space
Source: Parker, Bruce. L.; Skinner, Margaret; Lewis, Trevor, eds. Towards Understanding Thysanoptera. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-147. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 303-306.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionAlthough it is a pleasure to be here, our primary reason for being here is far from pleasant. During the last ten years, we have had serious problems with the gypsy moth, western spruce budworm, southern pine beetle, mountain pine beetle, fusiform rust and root diseases and the worst spruce budworm epidemic ever recorded. Just when these outbreaks have largely subsided, a new pest rears its ugly head in our Nation's forests.
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CitationSpace, James C. 1991. Integrated pest management and the pear thrips. Parker, Bruce. L.; Skinner, Margaret; Lewis, Trevor, eds. Towards Understanding Thysanoptera. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-147. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 303-306.
- The pear thrips problem
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- The life cycle of pear thrips, Taeniothrips inconsequens (Uzel) in Vermont
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