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Estimating defoliation caused by spruce budworm from undamaged shoots

Tom T. Terrell

Estimating defoliation caused by spruce budworm from undamaged shoots

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Published by Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

  • Spruce budworm,
  • Defoliation,
  • Douglas fir,
  • Diseases and pests

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom T. Terrell
    SeriesResearch note / Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service -- no. 86, Research note (Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)) -- no. 86.
    ContributionsIntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25580975M

    studies in peat cores that report high quantities of spruce budworm frass dating as far back as 6,yr before present (Simard et al. ). The most recent major outbreak began in the mids, spanned a 15–yr period, and caused nearly 52 million ha of se-vere File Size: KB. determine proper defoliation timing, but the following have proven to be effective: NAWF 5 + DD60’s: Using heat unit accumulation after NAWF (node above white flower) 5 has some merit when determining defoliation timing. Calculating DD60’s after “cutout” which is defined asFile Size: KB. DYNAMICS OF THE SPRUCE BUDWORM POPULATION UNDER THE ACTION OF PREDATION AND INSECTICIDES BUM Keywords: not provided. Patricia Arriola Irene Mijares-Bernal Juan A. Ortiz-Navarro and Roberto A. Saenz August Abstract: In this paper we study the dynamics of the spruce budworm system under either bird predation pressure, insecticide. Defoliation explained. It has been a longstanding belief in the bonsai community that defoliation was used as a primary method to reduce leaf size, but this is not the case. Defoliation tends to cause ramification, branching, which in turn has the side effect of producing smaller leaves.

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Estimating defoliation caused by spruce budworm from undamaged shoots by Tom T. Terrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

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.

Most importantly, we found that lagged spruce budworm defoliation (8–10 yr) increases the risk of fire ignition whereas recent defoliation (1 yr) can decrease this risk. We also found that historical defoliation has a greater influence on ignition risk during the spring than during the summer fire by: Spatiotemporal patterns of large-scale defoliation caused by the spruce budworm in Ontario since Jean-Noël Candau, Richard A.

Fleming, and Anthony Hopkin Abstract: Survey records of spruce budworm (Choristneura fumiferana Clem.) defoliation in Ontario, taken annually. Spruce budworm (SBW) is the most destructive forest pest in eastern forests of North America. Mapping annual current-year SBW defoliation is challenging because of the large landscape scale of.

Simulated western spruce budworm defoliation reduces torching and crowning potential: a sensitivity analysis using a physics-based fire model Gregory M. CohnA,C, Russell A. ParsonsA, Emily K.

HeyerdahlA, Daniel G. GavinB and Aquila FlowerB AUSDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, US West High Missoula, MTUSA. Defoliation by spruce budworm [Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.)] is one such change, therefore, it was hypothesized that conifers, such as balsam fir [Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.] may increase foliage life spans to compensate for losses of photosynthetic capacity to defoliation.

Understanding foliage longevity is a key component of predicting Cited by: 4. Contact Michigan DNR: Bob Heyd,ext. or John Pepin, Over the past few years, white spruce and balsam fir have been defoliated by the spruce budworm, one of the most destructive native insects in the northern spruce and.

Temporal relations between defoliation caused by spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.) and growth of balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.). Eastern spruce budworm has plagued spruce-fir forests for centuries and causes widespread defoliation, loss of productivity, and tree mortality.

A tree’s capacity to recover after consecutive years of defoliation depends on its reserves of nonstructural carbohydrates (sugars and starch) available to stimulate new growth of foliage. Patterns of shoot numbers, shoot length, needle length, and foliage weight were examined throughout a spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.)) outbreak cycle, for young balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.), representing four spacing and defoliation ents were defoliated spaced and unspaced, and protected (control, by annual insecticide spraying to prevent defoliation Cited by: the ongoing budworm defoliation and inspired our research questions.

Objectives Our objectives were to investigate how spruce bud-worm defoliation on Smith Butte has altered for-est structure and how the changes might influence fire behavior and effects. It is difficult to predict the course of the current budworm outbreak, butFile Size: KB.

Spruce budworm (SBW; Choristoneura fumiferana (Clem.)) defoliation can cause severe growth reduction and mortality to spruce-fir (Picea-Abies) species in eastern North uently, it is important to understand and predict how individual trees respond to defoliation in Cited by:   Repeated budworm defoliation can cause top-kill and tree mortality in older and stressed trees.

Balsam fir older than 60 and spruce over 70 years old provide prime infestation opportunities. Trees that are healthy and growing vigorously will generally survive defoliation better than stressed trees.

Historically, the two most destructive defoliators in the Southwestern Region were the western spruce budworm and the Douglas-fir tussock moth. Both of these defoliators can cause severe growth loss, top-kill, increase susceptibility to.

5 Modeling Insect Disturbance Across Forested Landscapes 97 Table A contrast of classes (eruptive, cyclic, and gradient) of whole-system models of spruce budworm disturbance dynamics illustrating major model advances and limitationsCited by: Franco) trees showing resistance or susceptibility to defoliation caused by western spruce budworm (Choristoneura occidentalis Freeman), and among clones and half-sib seedling progeny of these trees in a greenhouse.

We also investigated bud burst phenology and photosynthetic responses of clones to budworm defoliation in greenhouse by: Spruce Budworm Defoliation Severity - (24) Description: This group of layers represents the Spruce Budworm defoliation severity in the province of Alberta for numerous years based on sketches from aerial surveys in a fixed wing aircraft.

Influence of overstory removal and western spruce budworm defoliation on growth of advance conifer regeneration in Montana / Related Titles. Series: Research paper INT ; By.

Carlson, Clinton E. Schmidt, Wyman C., Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah) Type. Book Material. Hummel, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, P.O.

BoxPortland, Oregon and J. Agee, Division of Ecosystem Sciences, College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, Washingt on Western Spruce Budworm Defoliation Effects on Forest Structure and Potential Fire Behavior Abstract Forest composition and structure on the eastern slope.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources forest health staff is in the process of mapping the extent of this year’s spruce budworm spruce budwormdamage to balsam fir and white spruce. Spruce budworm defoliation is starting to show up in the northern counties as the clipped foliage stuck in the caterpillar webbing turns rusty red.

Defoliation this year may be reduced in some areas if the caterpillars were damaged by the multiple storms we’ve had this spring.

Let us know where you’re seeing defoliation. The budworms prefer larger trees. A key factor in determining the spruce budworm population is the leaf surface area per tree. Larger trees have larger leaf surface areas, resulting in larger spruce budworm populations. The Canadians had observed that the spruce budworm population underwent irruptions approximately every 40 years.

Western spruce budworm, a native western North America insect, is defoliating Douglas-fir, true firs, spruce, and other conifer species in many parts of southern Idaho, according to a press release. spruce budworm data from the Green River Project, and now propose a new interpretation of the but heavy defoliation caused by a high density of larvae can reduce fecundity to one-half.

The eggs hatch in 10 d. Soon after hatching, the first-instar larvae dis- shoots. If current-year shoots. Cite this paper as: Yu G.B., Sleeman B.D. () Spatial patterning of the spruce budworm in the presence of defoliation. In: Sleeman B.D., Jarvis R.J. (eds) Ordinary and Partial Differential by: 1.

shoots can be severed. The western spruce budworm is a native insect that has co-evolved with Douglas-fir, spruce and true fir forests.

Budworm populations are somewhat cyclic across many of our forests, especially west of the have become more frequent and Divide.

These Forests, with the exception of the Bitterroot and. Hummel and Agee "Western spruce budworm defoliation effects on forest structure and potential fire behavior." Northwest Science.

; 77(2): Cited by: Effects of Ortet Genotype and Western Spruce Budworm Defoliation on Foliar Nutrients in Douglas-fir Clones Karen M. CLANCY USDA Forest Service Research and Development, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Flagstaff, ArizonaUSA Zhong CHEN, Thomas E. KOLB School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, ArizonaUSA.

predicting douglas-fir defoliation from the percentage of buds infested by the western spruce budworm t.l. shorf. and r alfaro canadian for estky service pacifi c forestry centre west burns ide road victor ia, b.c., canada vrz im5 abstractCited by: 2.

Spruce budworm damage is present this year but in many areas it is less noticeable than in past years. I believe this is due to a couple of things: The many storms we had this spring with heavy rainfall and strong winds may have washed some of the caterpillars out of the trees.

They definitely washed budworm damaged needles off the tree. Effects of Defoliation. Plants have most of their photosynthesis cells in their leaves.

Therefore, defoliated plants are not able to convert sunlight into energy. The effects of defoliation can cause stunted or malformed plants and even death to the plant. Woody plants can often tolerate defoliation better because they store reserve energy in.

Temporal variation in plant neighborhood effects on the defoliation of primary and secondary hosts by an insect pest FIDELE BOGNOUNOU, 1,2, LOUIS DE GRANDPRE,1 DEEPA S. PURESWARAN,1 AND DANIEL KNEESHAW 2 1Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, du PEPS, P.O.

Boxby: We note that Moran effects, budworm migration and tree population can have an important impact on the dynamics of budworm population (Royama et al., ). However, at this stage, we have not considered these factors to simplify the discussion.

The main focus of this paper is to study the effect of the matura-tion delay on the spruce budworm. OF THE DEFOLIATION OF JACK PINE BY THE JACK PllJE Bum/ORM. Ho Mo Kulman, Ao Co Hodson, and Do Po Duncan (1) The jack pine budworm, Choristoneura pinus ~ i,s the most important of jack pine in Minnesotao It feeds mostly on the new needles and staminate flowers, but when this food supply is exhausted it readily moves on to the old.

Here N is the spruce budworm population density, r B is the linear birth rate of the budworm and K B is the carrying capacity which is related to the density of foliage available on the trees.

The P(N)-term represents predation, generally by birds. To be specific, we take the form for P(N) suggested by Ludwig et al., namely BN2 A 2+N,Author: Lina Wang. Presents a sequential plan for sampling populations of Choristoneura occidentalis on Pseudotsuga menziesii in the central and southern Rocky Mts.

Numbers of new egg masses per in. branch are used to classify infestations in 4 classes corresponding to the degrees of defoliation to be expected in the next season. The use of the sequential plan and its operational efficiency are : M.

McKNIGHT, J. Chansler. The classic single-equation model of a spruce budworm population is, where, and are positive parameters [1]. The first term on the right side is the usual logistic growth term. The second term models predation by a constant population of birds.

The parameter is a (scaled) measure of the average foliage density. The form of this term takes. defoliation even at these less critical times can still be bad for the tree.

The worst time for defoliation is 4 to 6 weeks after buds open in the spring, when the tree is growing rapidly and food reserves in the shoots and roots are lowest. Unfortunately, this is exactly when the gypsy moth is doing most of its feeding.

With such low food. Qualitative Analysis of Insect Outbreak Systems: The Spruce Budworm and Forest D. Ludwig; D. Jones; C. Holling The Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol. 47, No. Size: 1MB. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue.Whiteside, Thomas. Defoliation. New York: A Ballantine/Friends of the Earth Book, (best copy available).Spruce Budworm.

Scientific name: Choristoneura fumiferana Phenology models predict timing of events in an organism's development. For many organisms which cannot internally regulate their own temperature, development is dependent on temperatures to which they are exposed in the environment.