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Managing Saratoga Spittlebug in Pine Plantations by Suppressing Sweetfern

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The herbicides Roundup® and Krenite® were tested to control sweetfern in red and jack pine plantations. Both significantly reduced sweetfern and other herbaceous plants the first year, but Roundup® at 1 qt/ac and 2 qt/ac dosages gave the best performance during the entire period. Krenite® at a 3 gal/ac dosage also satisfactorily controlled plants, but this dosage burned the pine foliage and was expensive. North. J. Appl. For. 4:16-17, Mar. 1987.
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Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: USDA Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station, 1407 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823

Publication date: 1987-03-01

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Northern Journal of Applied Forestry covers northeastern, midwestern, and boreal forests in the United States and Canada.
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