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Role of genetic resistance in managing ecosystems susceptible to white pine weevil. 1996. Alfaro, R.I. The Forestry Chronicle 72(4): 374-380.

Year: 1996

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 4496

Language: English

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This paper describes the conditions that make stands of spruce (Picea spp.) susceptible to attack by the white pine weevil, Pissodes strobi Peck, in British Columbia and discusses how host genetic resistance could be utilized to complement silvicultural tactics in the management of this pest.