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The Opportunity for Silvicultural Control of Gypsy Moth in Southwestern Maine

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Abstract:

A survey involving 1,255,000 acres of forest in southwestern Maine emphasizes the value of silvicultnral measures to render the forest more resistant to gypsy moth attack. Woodland owners should be encouraged to take advantage of prospective difficulties in the distribution of coal and oil to improve their woodland by the marketing of cordwood. Protection from gypsy moth provides an added incentive for the application of good forestry practice.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Wood Technologist, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis.

Publication date: 1943-11-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

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