Mortality of Reproduction Defoliated by the Red-headed Pine Sawfly (Neodiprion lecontei Fitch)
Abstract:Reports on the killing of young pines as a result of defoliation by the red-headed pine sawfly are not uncommon. Some observations on the amount of such injury required to kill pines are here reported. Additional information on relative survival and susceptibility of shaded and unshaded trees is also presented.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Duke University
Publication date: July 1, 1942
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