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The Introduced Pine Sawfly, a Defoliator of White Pine New to North CarolinaAuthor(s): A.T. Drooz; C.A. Doggett; H.C. Coppel
Source: Res. Note SE-273. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe introduced pine sawfly, Diprion similis (Hartig), was reported in North Carolina for the first time in 1978. The initial finding was of the cocoon stage in the autumn of 1977 at Linville Falls. It is a European species that defoliates eastern white pine in this country and is capable of damaging hard pines. A brief account of its description, hosts, life history, survey, and control is included.
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CitationDrooz, A.T.; Doggett, C.A.; Coppel, H.C. 1979. The Introduced Pine Sawfly, a Defoliator of White Pine New to North Carolina. Res. Note SE-273. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsDiprion similis, introduced pine sawfly, defoliator of eastern white pine.
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