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    Author(s): Northeastern Research Station
    Date: 2002
    Source: United States, Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 8 p.
    Publication Series: Information Forestry
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Connecticut has mature forests dominated by hardwoods. Most trees are healthy with full crowns (low transparency and high density), little dieback and little damage. The exception is eastern hemlock, which was in poor condition, with thin crowns, more dieback and more damage, especially broken tops. These conditions are likely the result of attack by the hemlock woolly adelgid and other pests.

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    Citation

    Northeastern Research Station 2002. Forest Health Monitoring in Connecticut, 1996-1999. United States, Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 8 p.

    Keywords

    eastern hemlock, hemlock woolly adelgid, Connecticut, Health Monitoring

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