A Study of Organic Factors Concerned in the Decadence of Birch on Cut-Over Lands in Northern New England
Authors: Spaulding, Perley; MacAloney, H. J.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 29, Number 8, 1 December 1931 , pp. 1134-1149(16)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Investigations of decadence of birch in cut-over lands of northern New England show that injuries induce attacks of the bronze birch borer and the root rot fungus. Decadence appears to be due to abnormal environmental conditions caused by logging operations and drastic opening of the canopy.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Assistant Entomologist, Bureau of Entomology
Publication date: December 1, 1931
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