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B.T. and the spruce budworm 1983

B.T. and the spruce budworm 1983

proceedings of a seminar held in Fredericton, New Brunswick on September 8, 1983


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Published by New Brunswick Dept. of Natural Resources in Fredericton, N.B .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    StatementJ. R. Carrow (editor).
    ContributionsCarrow, J. R., New Brunswick. Dept. of Natural Resources.
    LC ClassificationsSB945.S7 B7 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14742654M

    Spruce budworm is a native moth that can have a serious impact on our spruce-fir forests in northern New Hampshire. The larvae feed on spruce and fir needles. Typically the budworm populations increase to a peak and then collapse in a year cycle. The last New Hamsphire outbreak ended in   Mario Matthew Cuomo served as the 52nd Governor of New York from to Cuomo became nationally known for his keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention and the subsequent speculation over the next decade that he might run for the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States/5(5).

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The western spruce budworm model: structure and content. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Serv-ice, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 70 p. The Budworm Model predicts the amounts of foliage destroyed annually by the west-ern spruce budworm, Choristoneura occidentalis Freeman, in a forest stand.

TheCited by: 9. This paper is concerned with the entire solutions of the spruce budworm model, i.e., solutions defined for all (x, t) ∈ R 2 $(x,t)\\in \\mathbb{R}^{2}$.

Using the comparison argument and sub-super-solution method, three types of the entire solutions are obtained, and each one of them behaves like two traveling fronts that come from both sides of the real axis and mix. The historical pattern of outbreaks of the spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.), in white spruce stands in the Fort Nelson Forest District.

Spruce budworm feces began accumulating at the study site around cal. years BP and are observed throughout the profile. Periods of elevated spruce budworm feces include ca. cal. years BP, cal. years BP, and the uppermost 10 cm that records deposition over the last century.

In the case of spruce budworm infestations in the boreal forest, B.t. application costs have ballooned from $4 to $10 per hectare in the s and s to more than $65 per hectare as of So spraying is generally reserved for high value or high risk stands.

Spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens)) defoliation has been shown to increase the likelihood of large forest fires in central r, the time frame of heightened risk based on the duration of spruce budworm defoliation has not yet been quantified.

In this article, we document the extent of stand breakdown and surface fuel accumulation after a period of spruce budworm. Search: "Spruce budworm" Showing 1 - 20 of for search: '"Spruce budworm"', query time: s Sort Relevance Newest to oldest Oldest to newest Author Title Call Number.

For spruce budworm, the initiation of outbreaks has been a topic of debate largely centered on two competing theories, the ‘oscillatory hypothesis’ and the ‘double-equilibrium hypothesis’ ([3], Table S1). Several recent reviews have synthesized the historical and theoretical details of these hypotheses [2,3].

We describe an individual-based model of spruce budworm moth migration founded on the premise that flight liftoff, altitude, and duration are constrained by the relationships between wing size, body weight, wingbeat frequency, and air temperature. We parameterized this model with observations from moths captured in traps or observed migrating under field conditions.

Abstract. The spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens), (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) was first described from specimens collected in Virginia, 17 but this native insect occurs primarily in the northern boreal forest from Newfoundland west to the McKenzie River near 66°N.

53 The most extensive and destructive outbreaks have occurred in the maritime provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia. A severe outbreak of spruce budworm (Choristoneurafumiferana (Clem.)) began in in young, spaced and unspaced stands of balsam fir (Abiesbalsamea (L.) Mill.) located on the Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada.A study was initiated that year to relate decreases in foliar biomass, caused by defoliation, to reductions in annual volume increment.

Three major spruce budworm outbreaks have occurred in the 20th century, beginning about, andwith maximum extents of ab 25, and 58 million hectares, respectively (Kettela ). Spruce budworm is the most destructive forest pest in Canada, causing about 40% of the million m 3 of timber volume lost to insects and.

The last major spruce budworm outbreak defoliated over 58 million hectares in the s–s, and caused 32–43 million m3/year of timber volume losses from toin Canada.

Management to deal with spruce budworm outbreaks has emphasized forest protection, spraying registered insecticides to prevent defoliation and keep trees alive. Eastern spruce budworm. Most of the defoliation maps were developed from maps published in Hardy et al.

(), which included annual maps of spruce budworm defoliation during in southeastern Canada and the northeastern United States at a scale ofE-Books & Study Guides Professional Services. SOLUTIONS. Engineering: Industry Solutions A classical example of bifurcation in nature is the interaction between the spruce budworm and balsam fir forests in North America.

The basic model for the budworm population is a logistic model with a predation term: ode:= Diff(B, t) = f. Get this from a library. Proceedings: forest defoliator--host interactions: comparison between gypsy moth and spruce budworms, New Haven, Connecticut, April[Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.); Canada/United States Spruce Budworms Program.;].

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 mm. by the spruce budworm in eastern Canada and in the North-central and Northeastern United States from Min- nesota to Maine. Recorded outbreaks of the budworm date back to the know early 's; but in the 20th century, outbreaks are increasing in frequency, extent, and severity (Biais ).

The spruce budworm is a native. The eastern spruce budworm is one of the most destructive insects of fir and spruce forests throughout Canada and the eastern United States. [14] For biological methods, birds are important in controlling populations of the eastern spruce budworm below outbreak levels, [15] and the parasitic wasp Trichogramma minutum was investigated as a.

Contact. Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry 22 State House Station 18 Elkins Lane Augusta, ME More Locations. Phone: () Fax: () Evidence of western spruce budworm can be observed year-round.

Dead branches or sparse foliage may indicate feeding during previous years. Budworms have the potential to consume all new growth on the host tree. During outbreaks of three or more successive years, trees may die. Budworms create ideal conditions for other insect and disease invasions.

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View Current Information __. Forest and Shade Tree Insect and Disease. Introduction. Outbreaks of insect herbivores can cause widespread mortality of forest trees and drastically alter landscapes. Examples of forest pests with large outbreak dynamics and severe impacts on their environments include the spruce budworm (SBW) (Gray and MacKinnon, ), the mountain pine beetle (Kurz et al., ; Raffa et al., ) and the emerald ash borer (Poland and.

The biggest expenditures were on aircraft, insecticide and personnel. Infor instance, some $ million was spent on spray planes, almost $ million on insecticide, and more than $ million on personnel. While the spruce budworm control program had a cadre of year round employees, that number swelled in the warmer months.

1. Introduction. Spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.) is the most destructive forest pest in Canada, causing about 40% of the 81– million m 3 timber volume lost to insects and disease each year (Sterner and Davidson,Power, ).Sustainable harvest (long-run sustained yield) and current harvest levels for Canada are about and million m 3 /year.

Spruce budworm is a native insect that is considered by many the most serious pest affecting the forests of eastern Canada. Every years, populations of spruce budworm increase, resulting in an outbreak or epidemic.

An outbreak is currently occurring in. The budworm, especially the Spruce Budworm, is very disruptive to ornamental trees, including spruce, fir, Douglas fir, pine, larch, and hemlock. The budworm attacks the tree by chewing the ends of new tender needles.

If infested by mid-July, the ends of the branches look reddish brown and the needles look clustered or webbed together. Choristoneura fumiferana, the eastern spruce budworm, is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae native to the eastern United States and caterpillars feed on the needles of spruce and fir trees.

Eastern spruce budworm populations can experience significant oscillations, with large outbreaks sometimes resulting in wide scale tree mortality. The biology of tobacco budworm was given by Neunzig () and Brazzel et al. ().The larva was included in keys by Okumura () and Oliver and Chapin (); the latter publication also pictured the adult o budworm also is included in a key to armyworms and cutworms in Appendix are readily cultured on bean-based rearing media or other diets (King and Hartley, ).

Relative to the s Spruce Budworm Infestation When an outbreak of the eastern spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) (Clem.) began in the boreal forests of eastern Canada and the bordering United States in the late s,changes of immense consequence to the forests and their inhabitants were set in ,the vastness and isolation.

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 Spruce. GENERAL BOTANICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Norway spruce is an introduced evergreen tree.

In central Europe, heights of up to feet (61 m) have been reported []; the range is usually between and feet ( m) [].The bole is usually straight and symmetrical, with no tendency to fork [].The bark of young trees has pale fine shreds [].The bark of older trees is usually heavy with algae and.

Information is also presented on observations derived from the dated tree-ring series on the timing of occurrence of known and inferred spruce budworm outbreaks for the past years ( ). This is the longest record of spruce budworm occurrence yet developed for western North America.

In northern Vermont, spruce and fir are the critical trees. As one goes south, they are pines and hemlocks. The hunter kill this past season in Vermont was 9, deer, 3, of. In this paper we report a putative RNA helicase cDNA (CfrHlc64) isolated from a lepidopteran species, the spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana).

CfrHlc64 showed amino acid identities with members of the “DEAD box” family from different organisms. We will show temporal, spatial and enhanced expression of this gene in the spruce budworm.

Bergeron, Y., H. Morin, A. Leduc, and C. Joyal. Balsam fir mortality following the last spruce budworm outbreak in northwestern Qu[acute{e}]bec. Canadian Journal of Forest Research Blais, J. Trends in the frequency, extent, and severity of spruce budworm outbreaks in eastern Canada.

During a spruce budworm outbreak, also consult thekey byFlexneretale (). Theirkeyillustrates a variety of options available for dealing with vul­ ssesminimizingcur­ renttimberlosses and is generalenough~be useful throughout the Lake States. 1. Phil Riddel Last Modified Date: Aug Contrary to its name, the spruce budworm is not a worm, but the caterpillar of a are, in fact, a number of different species of spruce budworm, all belonging to the genus Choristoneura and all broadly similar in appearance, but the two most destructive insects are the Eastern Spruce Budworm, C.

fumiferana and the Western Spruce.In plots where spruce budworm densities ranged from low to transitional, the entire bird community as well as specific groups of birds, i.e., overstory warblers and Golden—crowned Kinglets; sparrows, vireos, and juncos; and nuthatches, thrushes, and Purple Finches, showed significant functional responses to increasing budworm density.