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Notes: Identifying Mixed-Oak Stand Susceptibility to Gypsy Moth Defoliation: An Update

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Two discriminant functions for the identification of mixed-oak stand susceptibility to gypsy moth defoliation are presented. One function uses variables that reflect gypsy moth habitat; the other uses only standard inventory variables. Forest Sci. 30: 270-271.

Keywords: Lymantria dispar (L.); Quercus spp.; discriminant function

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Principal Plant Pathologist, Center for Biological Control of Northeastern Forest Insects and Diseases, USDA Forest Service, 51 Mill Pond Road, Hamden, CT 06514

Publication date: 1984-03-01

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