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Forest insect conditions in the Northeast - 1954Author(s): W. E. Waters
Source: Station Paper NE-76. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 22 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionForest insects continued to be a major cause of timber loss in the Northeast in 1954. A diversity of destructive pests caused these losses in different ways: by outright killing trees; by reducing growth; by reducing merchantable volume; and by reducing the quality of forest products. Some of the insects caused serious damage to woodlands that have high recreational value.
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CitationWaters, W. E. 1955. Forest insect conditions in the Northeast - 1954. Station Paper NE-76. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 22 p.
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