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RM-GTR-153: The North Kaibab pandora moth outbreak, 1978-1984

Schmid, J. M.; Bennett, D. D. 1986. The North Kaibab pandora moth outbreak, 1978-1984. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-153. Fort Collins. CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 18 p.

A pandora moth outbreak in Arizona was studied from 1979 to 1985 to determine the moth's life cycle, densities, and distribution of life stages, larval and adult behavior, effects of the defoliation, sampling procedures, importance of biotic mortality factors, and the effectiveness of insecticides. This report summarizes the available published and unpublished information on the outbreak.

Keywords: Pandora moth, Coloradia pandora, insect outbreaks, ponderosa pine

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Title: RM-GTR-153: The North Kaibab pandora moth outbreak, 1978-1984
Electronic Publish Date: June 3, 2010
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June 3, 2010

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