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Tip moth infestation and loblolly pine growth were examined on sandy, loamy and clayey sites in 2-3 year old plantations. Infestations were greatest on loamy sites. Following fertilizer and herbicide applications, tip moth infestations were lowest on fertilized plots following application of phosphorus.


Kulhavy, D. L., W. G. Ross, J. R. Meeker and W. D. Tracey. 1989. Site/stand factors influencing Nantucket pine tip moth in loblolly pine plantations, pp. 563-566. Miller, James H.; [Compiler] 1989. Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-74. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 618 p.



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