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    Ecological and silvicultural information on the interaction of gypsy moth and its host forest types is incorporated into silvicultural guidelines for minimizing the impacts of gypsy moth on forest stands threatened by the insect. Decision charts are used to match stand and insect conditions to the proper prescription that includes instructions for implementing it.

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    Citation

    Gottschalk, Kurt W. 1993. Silvicultural guidelines for forest stands threatened by the gypsy moth. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-171. Radnor, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 49 p.

    Keywords

    oak-hickory forest type, integrated pest management, forest management, silvicultural systems, Lymantria dispar (L.), intermediate stand treatments, regeneration treatments, salvage cutting

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