Publications

Aspen defoliators

Description

Insect pests periodically cause extensive and severe defoliation of aspen in Alberta. Many species of insects defoliate aspen trees in the province, including the forest tent caterpillar, the large aspen tortrix, and the Bruce spanworm. This purpose of this brochure is to provide the general public with information about aspen defoliators, how to recognize signs of their presence and the damage caused by the insects. Includes photos to help identification.

Updated

March 1, 2014

Tags
Aspen Defoliators Choristoneura conflictana Malacosoma disstria Operophtera bruceata balsam poplar bruce spanworm forest tent caterpillar insects large aspen tortrix

Title and publication information

Extent

20 pages

Frequency

Other

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2013-06-01

Date Added

2017-01-06T20:38:05.323234

Date Modified

2014-03-01

Date Issued

2013-06-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460111109

ISBN (print)

9781460111093

Usage / Licence

Contact