Controlling Pocket Gopher Damage to Conifer Seedlings

David S. deCalesta, Kim Asman and Nancy Allen
EC 1255 | Revised May 2003


Pocket gophers girdle (remove bark from) the bases of conifer seedlings and saplings, causing significant economic losses. This publication will help you design a program to reduce or eliminate gopher damage to seedlings and saplings in your forest plantation or Christmas tree farm.

About the authors

David S. deCalesta
Kim Asman
Nancy Allen

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