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Relation Between Overstory Composition and Subsequent Defoliation by the Gypsy Moth

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Abstract:

The percentage of favored food in the over-story was closely related to the subsequent level of defoliation by the gypsy moth. Thus the silvicultural recommendations that are based on the "favored food" theory may be valid with respect to abating the damage done by this insect to the forest.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: 1974-03-01

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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