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The eradication of the gypsy moth from New England is recognized as being impossible. Factors of outstanding importance in controlling the insect and preventing its spread beyond this region are the marked preference of the larvae for the foliage of certain tree species, notably Grey Birch,...

Author(s)
Behre, C. F.
Citation
Journal of Forestry, 1939, 37, pp 546-51
Abstract

A manual providing detailed practical information on the artificial propagation of Poplars based on investigations carried out by Russian Scientific Institutes in Forest Management and on other published and unpublished material. The manual is intended primarily for use in the zone of...

Author(s)
Miron, K. F.
Citation
Trud. vses, nauchno-issledov. Inst. lesnogo Khoz. 'VNIILKh', 1939, No. 3, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

Report on the investigations of the Institute, in various parts of the U.S.S.R., on shelterbelts, the melioration of sands, erosion control, nursery practice, treatment and storage of seed, sowing, mechanization of silvicultural work, forest protection, and the acclimatization and selection of...

Publisher
Goslestekhizdat, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Results of investigations in 1938 [by the All-Union Research Institute for Rural Melioration with the Aid of Forestry (VNIALMI)]., 1940, pp 172 pp.
Abstract

The following observations were made on the wood-destroying fungi encountered in the course of the writer's ecological studies of the forests of north-western Yunnan and south-eastern Sikang (East Tibetan Plateau) in relation to silvicultural procedure. The Yunnan Pine (Pinus yunnanensis) suffers...

Author(s)
Teng, S. C.
Citation
Sinesia, 1940, 10, 5-6, pp 363-395
Abstract

In spite of its common name, Cacoecia fumiferana favours Balsam Fir as a host species, and Spruce is only a second choice. The present bulletin discusses the amount of damage done by the insect, the effect of an outbreak on various host species, the course of an outbreak, effects of defoliation,...

Author(s)
Graham, S. A.; Orr, L. W.
Citation
Technical Bulletin. Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, 1940, No. 142, pp 27 pp.
Abstract

A critical review of a work by Soren Ve [Medd. Vestland. forstl. Forsokssta. No. 23 1940] on the forests and tree species of the upper Sogne Fjord valley, with reference to the effect of the diversified site conditions in the region. Group-selection cutting is advised for alpine forests. Natural...

Author(s)
Faegri, K.
Citation
Tidsskrift for Skogbruk, 1940, 48, pp 271-80
Abstract

From the point of view of forest protection against insect and other pests the Ukraine (excluding the Crimea) may be divided into three main zones: (1) the northern forest zone, (2) the wooded steppes; and (3) the true steppes on which windbreaks have been planted. The author reviews the commonest...

Author(s)
Schedl, K. E.
Citation
Forstarchiv, 1943, 19, pp 85-95
Abstract

A sample-plot study was made to determine the effects of three different cover types (Aspen, open grassland, and young Lodgepole Pine) in intercepting precipitation (a factor of major importance affecting loss of storage water). It was found that the Aspen and open grassland types both intercepted...

Author(s)
Dunford, E. G.; Niederhof, C. H.
Citation
Journal of Forestry, 1944, 42, pp 673-7
Abstract

The natural regeneration of felled areas depends largely upon the conditions brought about by logging and the inherent characteristics of the tree species concerned. In order to forecast how different forest species will react to a given form of cutting it is necessary to know as much as possible...

Author(s)
Koroleff, A.
Citation
Forestry Chronicle, 1944, 20, pp 188-91
Abstract

The constitution, functions and work of the Australian Timber Control are reviewed. Imports of foreign timber have been cut to about one-quarter of the pre-war figure and the Australian sawmilling industry has had to make good the deficiency. Civilian use of timber is strictly controlled, but...

Citation
Australian Timber Journal, 1944, 10, pp 228-9, 231; 270-1, 273; 291-2; 310-1, 313-4, 322; 354-5, 357

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