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Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

Woody Biomass Utilization Study

This presentation offers information on a study to determine the utilization of woody biomass in …

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Characterization of Woody Biomass in North Carolina

To inform the dialogue on sustainability, the NC State University Extension-Forestry established a sampling study …

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Residual Woody Biomass Inventory Techniques: A Comparative Analysis of Prism Sweep and Line Intersect Sampling Methods

Prism sweep and line intercept methods were compared for accuracy and efficiency to measure woody …

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Woody Biomass - Frequently Asked Questions

This publication defines many of the questions often asked about biomass-based energy, the associated technologies …

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A Biomass and Bioenergy Glossary for Forest Landowners

This publication defines unique biomass and bioenergy terms as they relate to forestry and forest …

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Lumber product and carbon storage.

Lumber's Carbon Product Value

This note provides an economic estimate of North Carolina's lumber as a carbon storehouse.

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Orangestriped oakworms

Orangestriped Oakworm

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and management of the orangestriped oakworm, a pest …

Figure 1. Great Spangled Fritillary

Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

11/12/18Urban Wildlife