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David R. Foster, Anthony D'Amato, and Benjamin Baiser

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300179385

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300179385.001.0001

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Invasion of an Exotic Pest

Invasion of an Exotic Pest

(p.120) Seven Invasion of an Exotic Pest
David R. Foster
Yale University Press

Tree declines from invasive insect pests generate a variety of short- and long-term effects on forests along with impacts on ecosystems and wildlife. This chapter discusses the hemlock woolly adelgid's arrival at the hemlock forests in North America and describes the efforts to document the rate of adelgid infestation, hemlock decline, and environmental and vegetation changes.

Keywords:   tree declines, ecosystems, wildlife, hemlock woolly adelgid, adelgid

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