Canadian Forest Service Publications

Forest insect and disease conditions, Kamloops Forest District, British Columbia, 1976. 1977. Andrews, R.J.; Monts, J.S. Fisheries and Environment Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, BC. Information Report BC-X-159. 12 p.

Year: 1977

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 1645

Language: English

Series: Information Report (PFC - Victoria)

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Abstract

Bark beetles continued as the biggest killer of merchantable timber in the Kamloops Forest District, with infestations in spruce and pine. Spruce budworm defoliation was more widespread in 1976. Hemlock looper, blackheaded budworm and a pine sawfly caused extensive defoliation of conifers. Tussock moth and false hemlock looper infestations collapsed.