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Forest Health Monitoring in Connecticut, 1996-1999Author(s): Northeastern Research Station
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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DescriptionConnecticut 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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CitationNortheastern Research Station 2002. Forest Health Monitoring in Connecticut, 1996-1999. United States, Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 8 p.
Keywordseastern hemlock, hemlock woolly adelgid, Connecticut, Health Monitoring
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