Predicting Stand Losses from the Gypsy Moth: An Application of Automatic Interaction Detection
Among 59 forest stand characteristics examined, the foremost discriminators of tree mortality hazard from defoliation by the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, were crown condition, elevation, tree-size distribution, species, and position on slope.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Research Forester, Economics of Timber Growing Research, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Delaware, Ohio
Publication date: 01 February 1979