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Illustrated key to ants associated with western spruce budworm.

Steven O. Shattuck

Illustrated key to ants associated with western spruce budworm.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Cooperative State Research Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western spruce budworm -- United States -- Classification.,
  • Ants -- United States -- Classification.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSpruce budworms handbook, Agriculture handbook -- no. 632., Agriculture handbook (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 632.
    ContributionsUnited States. Cooperative State Research Service., Canada/United States Spruce Budworms Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15322827M

    Reduce Damage From Western Spruce Budworm by Lawrence E. Stipe' Introduction The western spruce budworm has an annual life cycle of four stages—egg, larva, pupa, and adult (moths). The stages, damage caused by budworm, and host species are described and illustrated in Forest Pest Leaflet 53 by Fellin and Dewey (). Even if the spruce budworm can feed and survive on black spruce foliage (Blais , Hudes and Shoemaker , Mattson et al. , balsam fir and white spruce are considered as more suitable.


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Illustrated key to ants associated with western spruce budworm. by Steven O. Shattuck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Illustrated key to ants associated with western spruce budworm. [Steven O Shattuck; United States. Cooperative State Research Service.; Canada/United States.

Get this from a library. Spruce budworms handbook: illustrated key to ants associated with western spruce budworm. [Steven O Shattuck; United States.

Cooperative State Research Service.; Canada/United States Spruce Budworms Program.]. Western spruce budworm is the most widely distributed forest defoliator in western North America. Budworms have a one-year life cycle and are actually a small moth at full maturity.

Here in the West, there can be severe infestations in healthy Douglas-fir, white fir and spruce. Spruce budworms and relatives are a group of closely related insects in the genus are serious pests of conifers, such as are nearly forty Choristoneura species, and even more subspecies, or forms, with a complexity of variation among populations found throughout much of the United States and Canada, and about again this number in : Insecta.

with the western spruce budworm. Often budworm larvae feed on and seri-ously damage coniferous trees that are planted as ornamentals, such as Norway spruce (Picea Abies (L.) Karst.), and Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris L.).

Damage Cones and seeds.—In addition to foliage, budworm larvae feed heavily on staminate flowers and developingFile Size: KB. generally known about predators of the spruce budworm. This review is restricted largely to predators of Choristoneura fumiferana, though reference is made to the jack pine budworm (C pinus Freeman) and the western spruce budworm (C occiden- talis Freeman).

We have taken the life-table approach, presenting what is known. Illustrated key to ants associated with western spruce budworm. () AH Pesticide background Statements.

() Vol. I, Herbicides. (supplement). () AH Identification and biology of southern pine bark beetles. () AH Sampling procedures for spruce budworm egg-mass surveys (with reference to the Lake States).

() AH Western Spruce Budworm Choristoneura freemani Key Wildlife Value: The western spruce budworm contributes to the creation of snags and down wood by severely defoliating true fir and Douglas-fir trees and interacting with other disturbance agents to cause the death of all sizes of host trees.

The western spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis, is the most widely distributed and destructive forest defoliator in western North the Rockies, they most commonly infest Douglas-fir and white fir. Occasionally, they also attack Engelmann spruce, blue spruce and sub-alpine fir.

The western spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis Freeman, is the most widely distributed and destructive defoliator of coniferous forests in Western North America.

It is one of nearly a dozen Choristoneura species, subspecies, or forms found throughout much of the United States and Canada. For more information on budworm biology, view Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet Western.

Budworm outbreaks may be sustained for 25 years or more. Host trees: Primarily Douglas-fir, with other tree species such as the true firs, larch and to a lesser degree, spruce, also impacted by the western spruce budworm.

Description and life cycle: The western. Throughout most of its range, the western spruce budworm completes one cycle of development from egg to adult within 12 months.

Moths emerge from pupal cases usually in late July or early August; in the southern Rockies, adults often begin emerging in early July. The adults mate, and within 7 to 10 days, the female deposits her eggs and then : Insecta.

Page 17 - Carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) associated with strip clearcut and dense spruce-fir forests of Maine. Appears in 3 books from Page 56 - Buckner () indicated that three basic measurements must be taken to obtain a true understanding of predator-prey systems: density of prey, density of predators, and extent of.

In the boreal forest of northwestern Ontario, where carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.) construct extensive underground tunnels, few worker ants were seen on the aerial portions of trees containing colonies of the ants or on neighboring trees, even though the trees were infested by large numbers of spruce budworm [Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.)] by: Find out information about spruce budworm.

The larva of a common moth, Choristoneura fumiferana, that is a destructive pest primarily of spruce and balsam fir Explanation of spruce budworm Using a geographical information system for the input and analysis of historical western spruce budworm in British Columbia.

), underpined. Books shelved as ants: It's an Orange Aardvark. by Michael Hall, One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes, Hey, Little Ant by Phillip Hoose, Two Bad. Western Spruce Budworm. Asked JAM EDT.

What measures can I take against an infestation of the Western Spruce Budworm moth. My two acre property and surrounding properties are infested here in Indian Mountain and Stagestop. They are even attacking my bristlecones. This is the first year I have noticed them in the four years I.

Right now Western Montana, Northern Idaho and parts of Southern Canada are in the middle of a massive forest die-off. The culprits are a pair of creepy-crawlies the Pine Beetle and the Spruce Budworm.

Beginning in current-year defoliation was quantified using the Fettes Method on a subset of MFS-sampled L2 sites and additional sites in northern Maine.

This method provides a systematic approach to measuring defoliation. It was employed during the last budworm outbreak in Maine, and is. The western spruce budworm is a damaging defoliator in British Columbia. Budworm feeding damage includes killing of mined buds by early-instar larvae and stripping of the current year's foliage primarily in the upper crown by mid- to late-instar larvae.

Budworms often consume only parts of needles and chew them off at their bases. out of 5 stars The Book of Ants. Reviewed in the United States on Janu After watching Pi, I was so intrigued, so I sought out the comic book.

I like the art, it's an interesting take on Pi as well. The ants are a bit of a mystery, Aronofsky reveals a little bit of the meaning of the ants in a commentary/5(2). Western spruce budworm is the most destructive defoliating insect affecting conifers in Montana and the most important forest pest second only to mountain pine beetle.

Spruce budworm primarily affect douglas-fir trees, but also attack other conifer species when population levels are high. Several management options are available to reduce.

The spruce budworm is a normal part of forest ecosystems in Canada. However a cyclical surge in population typically occurs every years which can lead to the defoliation of tens of millions. SBW - spruce budworm. Looking for abbreviations of SBW. It is spruce budworm.

spruce budworm listed as SBW. Sweetman and Lynch () found that outbreaks of western spruce budworm tended to be associated with periods of higher precipitation. A fundamental problem in key factor analysis.

One of the interesting things about the spruce. Spruce budworm Choristoneura fumiferana Order Lepidoptera, Family Tortricidae; tortricids Native pest Host plants: Balsam fir is preferred, but white, red, and black spruces, larch, pine, and western hemlock are also susceptible. Description: Adult moths are mostly gray, with a wing-span for males of 24 mm and for females of 26 Size: 56KB.

No exact match for western spruce budworm washington (state). Showing nearby subjects. Browsing Subjects: "Western Slavic languages" to "Westminster Hall (London, England)". Choristoneura fumiferana, the eastern spruce budworm, is a species of moth of the family is also commonly referred to as the spruce budworm.

It is one of the most destructive native insects in the northern spruce and fir forests of the eastern United States and range is also the widest of all the budworm species.

Eastern spruce budworm populations can experience Family: Tortricidae. The spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) is one of the most destructive native insects in the northern spruce and fir forests of the Eastern United States and of the time, the number of budworms remains at a low level.

However, every forty years or so, the population of budworms explodes to huge numbers, devastating the forest and destroying many trees, before dropping back. A natural resistance gene against spruce budworm in the white spruce has been discovered.

The breakthrough paves the way to identifying. Spruce Budworm. Update and Frequently Asked Questions. J Update. The spruce budworm has finished feeding on tree needles for the year in most areas.

There are a few larvae still chewing on needles, but most have turned into pupae. In a week or two, small copper colored budworm moths will emerge and begin laying eggs. In areas. This book is a synthesis of current knowledge about the insect and its hosts.

It summarizes most of the known information on the western spruce budworm and provides background for the recommendations contained in two management books: Managin f^ Trees and Stands Susceptible to Western Spruce Budworm, and. Western Spruce Budworm and Forest.

Western Spruce Budworm Description Western spruce budworm is the most widely distributed forest defoliator in western North America. Here in the West, there can be severe infestations in healthy Douglas fi r, white fi r, and spruce.

Life Cycle The western spruce budworm completes one cycle of development from egg to adult annually. spruce budworm is the most destructive pest of spruce and fir forests in North America the larvae are wasteful feeders as they only eat partial needles and then move on to other needles spruce budworm prefers balsam fir, but the name is associated with spruce as white spruce is a more desirable species historically to the forest industry.

Entomology Hall Lincoln, NE [email protected] The spruce budworm crawls upon and consumes the leaves of coniferous trees. Excessive consumption can damage and kill the host.

The budworms themselves are eaten primarily by birds, who eat many other insects as well. The budworms prefer larger trees. A key factor in determining the spruce budworm population is the leaf surface area per tree.

What is the spruce budworm and where does it come from. The spruce budworm is a native North American insect whose caterpillar measures about 20 to 30 millimeters and is a voracious eater of conifer needles, specifically, those of white, red and black spruce as well as balsam fir.

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Balsam fir and white spruce are the preferred host species of the spruce budworm. Red, black and Colorado spruce are also suitable host trees. On occasion, tamarack, pine, and hemlock may be fed upon. In Saskatchewan, spruce budworm feeds on white spruce, balsam fir and to a lesser extent black spruce, as well as the introduced Colorado Size: KB.

By the Numbers. The s outbreak effects were far-reaching on the resource as a whole and on future timber supplies. Spruce-fir inventory declined as the budworm caused mortality, growth loss, and damage to regeneration. Other factors were at work.

Mill capacity during this time increased, and there was a strong demand for wood products. Key to Identifying Common Household Ants This key includes the ant species that are most likely to be a nuisance around California homes and structures.

Many other ant species occur in California, but most are not home invaders. Development of the Budworm Model was a key objective of the western component of the Canada/United States Spruce Budw orms Program (CAN USA-West), a 6 .We model the population of the spruce budworm, which is an insect that is the most widely distributed and destructive defoliator of coniferous forests in Western North America.

Its population may be modeled by a logistic differential equation with the addition of a .A tree-ring reconstruction of western spruce budworm outbreaks in the San Juan Mountains, Colorado, U.S.A. Multicentury, regional-scale patterns of western spruce budworm outbreaks.

The effect of periodical cicadas on growth of five tree species in Midwestern deciduous forests.