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Relationships between overstory composition and gypsy moth egg-mass densityAuthor(s): Robert W. Campbell
Source: Research Note NE-191. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionMost of the silvicultural recommendations for reducing the hazard of gypsy moth outbreaks have been based in part on the premise that gypsy moth density levels are related closely to the proportion of favored food trees in the overstory. This premise did not prove to be true for a series of plots observed in eastern New England between 1911 and 1931.
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CitationCampbell, Robert W. 1974. Relationships between overstory composition and gypsy moth egg-mass density. Research Note NE-191. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
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