Canadian Forest Service Publications

An appraisal of indigenous ants as limiting agents of forest pests in Quebec. 1971. Finnegan, R.J. The Canadian Entomologist 103: 1489-1493.

Year: 1971

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 15166

Language: English

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Criteria is presented for selecting ant species as predators of insect pests, and a comparison is made between species occurring in Quebec and central Europe. In conclusion it is stated that none of the ants found in Quebec are promising as control agents against forest pests.