Canadian Forest Service Publications
Forest Insect and Disease Conditions, Yukon Territory, 1978. 1979. Fiddick, R.L. Fisheries and Environment Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, BC. Information Report BC-X-196. 4 p.
Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 1879
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Except for three small new infestations of large aspen tortrix, insect populations declined throughout the Yukon in 1978. A needle disease caused conspicuous discoloration of lodgepole pine over large areas, and a canker disease caused mortality and dieback of white spruce, particularly around Minto Landing.