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Attacks of Pitch Moth and Turpentine Beetle on Pines in the Eddy Arboretum

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This article describes attacks of the Sequoia pitch moth and the red turpentine beetle on native and exotic pines in an arboretum that contains 70 species of the world's pines. Abundance of species and trees afforded an unusual opportunity for the observations here presented on relative susceptibility, parts of the tree attacked, influence of pruning scars, and other contributory factors.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Member, Civilian Public Service Camp No. 31, Camino, Calif., assigned as botanical assistant to the Institute of Forest Genetics

Publication date: 1947-06-01

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