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Spruce budworm spraying, 1979

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This C-54 spray plane is spraying a section of Maine's forest. In 1979 the spruce budworm attacked the spruces and made them unsuitable for use by the timber industry. The pesticide used to control the budworm was Sevin-4.

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  • Title: Spruce budworm spraying, 1979
  • Creator: United Press International
  • Creation Date: 1979
  • Subject Date: 1979
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 26 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 1/4
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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