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    Author(s): Arthur R. Hastings; John H. Risley
    Date: 1962
    Source: Station Paper NE-167. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
    Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Tests made in New York State in 1956-60 indicate that the portable knapsack mistblower has considerable promise for practical control of the white-pine weevil, now the major insect enemy of white pine in the Northeast. Lindane and malathion, alone and with Aroclor 5460, were the toxicants used in the tests.

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    Hastings, Arthur R.; Risley, John H. 1962. White-pine weevil control with knapsack mistblower. Station Paper NE-167. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

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