Skip to Main Content
A comparison of tree crown condition in areas with and without gypsy moth activityAuthor(s): KaDonna C. Randolph
Source: In: 2005 Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry Inventory and Analysis Symposium: 107-113
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
PDF: View PDF (708 KB)
DescriptionThis study compared the crown condition of trees within and outside areas of gypsy moth defoliation in Virginia via hypothesis tests of mean differences for five U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis phase 3 crown condition indicators. Significant differences were found between the trees located within and outside gypsy moth activity, but no crown condition indicator was consistently different across the 4 years included in the study. Results suggest that the crown condition indicators may provide some benefit in pinpointing the presence of a known stressor and also may provide a starting point for identifying unknown stressors.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationRandolph, KaDonna C. 2005. A comparison of tree crown condition in areas with and without gypsy moth activity. In: 2005 Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Forestry Inventory and Analysis Symposium: 107-113
- A comparison of tree crown condition in areas with and without gypsy moth activity
- Tree mortality risk of oak due to gypsy moth
- Photographic guide to crown condition of oaks: use for gypsy moth silviculture
XML: View XML