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Forest insect disease conditions in the Northeast - 1959Author(s): W. E. Waters; Paul V. Mook
Source: Station Paper NE-107. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 31 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe one event of 1957 that most affected the forest insect and disease picture in the Northeast was the severe drought. The drought was most serious in New Jersey and the Delmarva Peninsula; eastern Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York; and central and southern New England. Its duration was generally from mid-May to mid-August. With an area from New York to Philadelphia taken as a center, drought severity decreased going northward and westward from the broad coastal belt.
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CitationWaters, W. E.; Mook, Paul V. 1958. Forest insect disease conditions in the Northeast - 1959. Station Paper NE-107. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 31 p.
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