Canadian Forest Service Publications

Forest insect and disease conditions Prince George forest district, British Columbia, 1976. 1977. Wood, R.; Unger, L.S. Fisheries and Environment Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, BC. Information Report BC-X-160.

Year: 1977

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 4794

Language: English

Series: Information Report (PFC - Victoria)

Availability: Order paper copy (free), PDF (download)

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Abstract

Major pest problems in the District in 1976 were mountain pine beetle in the Stuart - Takla lakes and Valemount areas, conifer sawflies along the Fraser River east of Prince George, tent caterpillar and spruce budworm near McBride and large aspen tortrix in parts of the Peace River region.

A foliage disease was evident on alpine fir over much of the District in 1976, and winter drying resulted in damage to lodgepole pine in the Minaker and Prophet River valleys.