Effects of defoliation caused by the processionary moth on growth of Crimean pines in western Turkey

@article{Carus2008EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of defoliation caused by the processionary moth on growth of Crimean pines in western Turkey},
  author={Serdar Carus},
  journal={Phytoparasitica},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={105-114}
}
An outbreak of the pine processionary moth (PPM), Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae), began in spring 1998 and lasted 6 years in a Crimean pine (Pinus nigra Arnold) plantation in western Turkey. The effects of PPM on the radial, height and volume growth of Crimean pine trees were investigated by examining the increment losses for… CONTINUE READING