Abstract of Paper on the Cherry Fruit Flies

Glenn W. Herrick
1913 Journal of Economic Entomology  
February, '13] HERRICK: CHERRY FRUITFLIES 79 injury by this insect would be greatly reduced, and the same holds true with the brown-tail moth. In certain sections the oaks predominate, but the region is suitable for growing white pine, which is far more valuable, and it is becoming apparent that the oaks will be eliminated, either gradually as a result of moth attack and other insect injury or by the efforts of man to bring about a better forest condition which will at the same time serve to
more » ... me time serve to hold these destructive pests in check. Woodland owners outside the moth infested area should interest themselves in the proper care of their woodlots and should eliminate the oak growth as rapidly as possible so that the trees in their forests will not furnish suitable food for the species when it arrives. In the infested woodlot the problem is more pressing and difficult and needs immediate action if great injury is to be prevented .
doi:10.1093/jee/6.1.79 fatcat:67uon4k3dzghhoc6fqd5uekcoa