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Pests of the Native California Conifers

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: California Natural History Guides Volume: 70

Edited By: David L Wood, Thomas W Koerber, Robert F Scharpf and Andrew J Storer

323 pages, 211 Col photos

University of California Press

Paperback | Mar 2003 | #137944 | ISBN: 0520233298
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137943 | ISBN: 0520233271
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About this book

Field guide to the pests and environmental conditions that can damage California's conifers. Species accounts cover life cycles, habits, distribution, and significance of each pest and discuss options for reducing or avoiding damage. Photographs show damage caused by 80 insects, diseases, fungi, parasitic plants, animals, and other destructive agents. The only guide to include information on environmental factors such as air pollution, salt and frost.


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Biography

David L. Wood is Professor of the Graduate School and Professor Emeritus of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley. Thomas W. Koerber is retired research entomologist at the Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, and currently Consulting Entomologist, Entomological Services Co., Berkeley, California. Robert F. Scharpf is Retired Research Plant Pathologist, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service. Andrew J. Storer is Assistant Professor of Forest Insect Ecology in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University.

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