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Mortality Risks for Forest Trees Threatened with Gypsy Moth InfestationAuthor(s): Owen W. Herrick; David A. Gansner; David A. Gansner
Source: Res. Note NE-338. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionPresents guidelines for estimating potential tree mortality associated with gypsy moth defoliation. A tree's crown condition, crown position, and species group can be used to assign probabilities of death. Forest-land managers need such information to develop marking guides and implement silvicultural treatments for forest trees threatened with gypsy moth infestation.
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CitationHerrick, Owen W.; Gansner, David A. 1987. Mortality Risks for Forest Trees Threatened with Gypsy Moth Infestation. Res. Note NE-338. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
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