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Tree moisture stress and insect damage in urban areas in relation to heat island effects
We monitored crown air temperature, volumetric soil moisture, leaf water potential, rates of gas exchange, and insect pests of green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall's Seedless'), Austrian pineExpand
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Influences of Pheromone Dispenser and Trap Placement on Trapping Carpenterworm Moths in North Dakota and Mississippi
Carpenterworm ( Prionoxystus robiniae Peck) attractant dispensers, trap height, and trap color were evaluated for attractiveness to the male carpenterworm in Mississippi (MS) and North Dakota (ND).Expand
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Impacts of Nonnative Invasive Species on US Forests and Recommendations for Policy and Management
The introduction of nonnative invasive species (NNIS) into the United States has had tremendous impacts on the nation's commercial and urban forest resources. Of principal concern are the effects ofExpand
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Insect Damage to Conelets, Second-Year Cones, and Seeds of Ponderosa Pine in Southeastern Nebraska
Rhyacionia spp. and Retinia metallica (Busck) annually caused conelet losses (x ± SD) of 8.2 ± 3.0% and 5.4 ± 4.9%, respectively. Abortion and disappearance of conelets caused by LeptoglossusExpand
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Life History of a Ponderosa Pine Coneworm, Dioryctria auranticella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
Dioryctria auranticella (Grote), a coneworm that infests ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex P. Lawson and Lawson, and Austrian pine, P. nigra Arnold, in southeastern Nebraska is univoltine.Expand
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Attraction of male Prionoxystus robiniae (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) to (Z,E)-3,5-tetradecadienyl acetate with different dispensers and trap designs
Traps with wick dispensers treated with ( Z, E )-3,5-tetradecadienyl acetate initially caught significantly more adult male carpenterworms, Prionoxystus robiniae (Peck), than traps with septumExpand
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Forest Farming: An Agroforestry Practice
Most public and private forest lands of North America have been modified to varying degrees from years of human activity. Certain high-value 'non-timber forest products' have been over-exploited andExpand
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