A Guide to Major Insects, Diseases, Air Pollution, Injury, and Chemical Injury of Sycamore

  • Authors: Solomon, J.D.; Wilson, A. Dan; Schiff, N.M.
  • Publication Year: 1999
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-28. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 52 p.
  • DOI: 10.2737/SRS-GTR-28

Abstract

This booklet will help nurserymen, forest woodland managers, pest control operators, and homeowners to identify and control pest problems on sycamore trees. The major insect and disease pests of sycamores in the Eastern United Stats are emphasized. Descriptions and illustrations of the pests and the damage they cause are provided to aid in identification. Brief notes are given on biology and control to aid in predicting damage and making control decisions.

  • Citation: Solomon, J.D.; Wilson, A. Dan; Schiff, N.M. 1999. A Guide to Major Insects, Diseases, Air Pollution, Injury, and Chemical Injury of Sycamore. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-28. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 52 p.
  • Keywords: Bacteria, biology, borers, control, defoliators, fungi, identification, Platanus.
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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