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Attempt at concentrating red oak borer eggs by providing artificial oviposition sitesAuthor(s): Jimmy R. Galford
Source: Research Note NE-232. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThirty-eight scarlet and 14 black oaks were spirally wrapped to a height of about 2 m with black or white cotton tape 2.5 cm wide in an attempt to increase oviposition of the red oak borer, Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman), on selected trap trees. However only 57 eggs were laid under tape on 17 of the trees, all scarlet oaks. Attacks but no eggs were found on some of the wrapped black oaks.
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CitationGalford, Jimmy R. 1977. Attempt at concentrating red oak borer eggs by providing artificial oviposition sites. Research Note NE-232. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2p.
KeywordsEnaphalodes rufulus, cerambycidae, oviposition, control
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