Estimating timber losses from a town ant colony with aerial photographs

  • Authors: Moser, John C.
  • Publication Year: 1986
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Southern Journal of Applied Forestry Vol. 10(1): p. 45-49

Abstract

Aerial photographs were used to locate an individual nest of Atta texana (Buckley) and to estimate the area of damage in a plantation of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.). Stumpage loss from the nest over a period of 30 years was estimated to be $653.

  • Citation: Moser, John C. 1986. Estimating timber losses from a town ant colony with aerial photographs. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry Vol. 10(1): p. 45-49
  • Posted Date: April 18, 2006
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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