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Conifer forest damaged by western spruce budworm. Photo by USDA, David McComb.

Needle-chemistry profiling predicts budworm outbreak potential

Information Forestry, August 2006 —Budworms are among the most destructive forest insects in North America. During outbreaks, eastern spruce budworm, western spruce budworm, jack pine budworm and their relatives strip foliage from tens of thousands of hectares of susceptible conifers across the continent. Now, thanks to indicators identified by Canadian Read more →