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Journal of Northeast Forestry University

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 41–45 | Cite as

Effectiveness of acephate implants in protecting cones from insect damage in some conifer forests of Northeastern China

  • Sun Jianghua
  • Roques A. 
  • Zhang Xudong
  • Xu Sanbin
  • Xu Yongbo
  • Wang Hongbin
  • Li Chengde
Article

Abstract

Stem implants of acephate were tentatively used to control cone and seed insects in Northeastern China in 1993. Experiments considered in a Siberian larch seed orchard and mother-tree stands of Korean pine and Korean spruce that promising control of major cone pests, including cone flies, cone-worms and seed-worms, was obtained in all of the conifer species but treatment did not reduce significantly damage due to seed chalcids. Acephate implants did not seem to affect seed germination.

Key words

Conifer Cone and seed insects Chemical control 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sun Jianghua
    • 1
  • Roques A. 
    • 2
  • Zhang Xudong
    • 3
  • Xu Sanbin
    • 3
  • Xu Yongbo
    • 3
  • Wang Hongbin
    • 3
  • Li Chengde
    • 4
  1. 1.Northeast Forestry UniversityHarbinChina
  2. 2.INRA-CRF, Zoologie ForestiereArdonFrance
  3. 3.Daxing’anling Forestry AdministrationJagedaqi, HeilongjiangChina
  4. 4.Northeast Forestry UniversityHarbinChina

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