Effects of temperature during bud burst on pear thrips damage to sugar maple

T. E. Kolb, D. A.J. Teulon

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Abstract

Acer saccharum seedlings were exposed to either cool (11.9°C) or warm (18.2°C) temperatures in the presence or absence of adult Taeniothrips inconsequens during bud burst and early spring growth. Time required for spring stem elongation was shorter at the warm than at the cool temperature. Thrips feeding reduced height, leaf are, and seedling dry weight at both temperatures: reductions were greater at the cool temperature than at the warm temperature. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1147-1150
Number of pages4
JournalCanadian Journal of Forest Research
Volume22
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Forestry
  • Ecology

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