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Damage by a Willow Shoot-Boring Sawfly in Alberta

Whips in willow cutting beds were seriously damaged by a shoot-boring sawfly in a tree nursery. The life history, damage, and hosts of Euura atra ()urine) are presented. A soil drench with dimethoate gave 93 percent control of this sawfly in 1975.

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Author(s): H. R. Wong, J. C. E. Melvin, J. A. Drouin

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 27, Number 4 (1976)

Volume: 27

Number: 4