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    Author(s): John A. Witter; Michael E. Montgomery; Charley A. Chilcote; Jennifer L. Stoyenoff
    Date: 1991
    Source: IN: Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Twery, Mark J.; Smith, Shirley I., eds. Proceedings, U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency gypsy moth research review 1990; East Windsor, CT. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-146. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 47.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    In 1987, we began a study to determine the relationships between gypsy moth growth and survival and forest site factors. The major objectives of this study were to determine the (1) relationships between gypsy moth survival and growth and different ecosystem conditions, (2) relationships among egg hatch, host phenology, and distribution of small larvae in the understory, (3) impact of leaf development age on gypsy moth growth and survival, and (4) role of host switching on gypsy moth growth and survival.

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    Witter, John A.; Montgomery, Michael E.; Chilcote, Charley A.; Stoyenoff, Jennifer L. 1991. The effects of tree species and site conditions on gypsy moth survival and growth in Michigan. IN: Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Twery, Mark J.; Smith, Shirley I., eds. Proceedings, U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency gypsy moth research review 1990; East Windsor, CT. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-146. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 47.

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