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    Author(s): Peter W. Garrett
    Date: 1970
    Source: Research Note NE-117. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    White pine species and hybrids are being tested for inherent resistance to the white-pine weevil. First-year results offer hopes of finding or developing resistance in this group. Pinus monticola had a low level of weeviling, while the hybrid between P. strobes X P. wallichiana was heavily weeviled. There is evidence that individual P. strobus with acceptable levels of weeviling can be located in natural populations.

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    Garrett, Peter W. 1970. Early evidence of weevil resistance in some clones and hybrids of white pine. Research Note NE-117. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

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