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Mapping the defoliation potential of gypsy mothAuthor(s): David A. Gansner; Stanford L. Arner; Rachel Riemann Hershey; Susan L. King
Source: In: Gillespie, Andrew R.; Parker, George R.; Pope, Phillip E.; Rink, George: eds. Proceedings of the 9th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 172-184
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionA model that uses forest stand characteristics to estimate the likelihood of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) defoliation has been developed. It was applied to recent forest inventory plot data to produce susceptibility ratings and a map showing defoliation potential for counties in Pennsylvania and six adjacent states on new frontiers of infestation.
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CitationGansner, David A.; Arner, Stanford L.; Riemann Hershey, Rachel; King, Susan L. 1993. Mapping the defoliation potential of gypsy moth. In: Gillespie, Andrew R.; Parker, George R.; Pope, Phillip E.; Rink, George: eds. Proceedings of the 9th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 172-184
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