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Using silviculture to minimize gypsy moth impactsAuthor(s): Kurt W. Gottschalk
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 6.14
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSilvicultural treatments can be used to minimize gypsy moth impacts on hardwood stands. There are two major strategies of these treatments: (1) to decrease susceptibility to defoliation by gypsy moth and (2) to strengthen the stand against mortality and encourage growth after defoliation.
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CitationGottschalk, Kurt W. 1989. Using silviculture to minimize gypsy moth impacts. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 6.14
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