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What does SBW stand for?

SBW stands for Spruce Budworm (Choristoneura occidentalis)


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Resolute cited not only the "on-going weakness in the global newsprint business" but also "transportation challenges," power costs in Quebec, a recent infestation of the spruce budworm and "the ill-founded attacks of environmental activist groups.
Higher temperatures have extended the range of the tree-damaging spruce budworm into new territory and allowed spruce beetles, which no longer are delayed by cold winters, to complete their typical two-year life cycle in just a single year.
Forest Management Ontaria 2006 2007 2008 Area defoliated by insects and 1 978 846 1 945 195 beetle-killed trees (hectares) Balsam fir sawfly Forest tent caterpillar 370 759 371494 Gypsy moth 10 350 31094 Jack pine budworm 740 116 536 051 Mountain pine beetle Spruce beetle Spruce budworm 797 206 849 045 Western spruce budworm Other insects 60 415 157 511 Area planted (hectares) 82 615 74 861 Area seeded (hectares) 19 855 33 079 Fire--area burned (hectares) 149 533 40 652 1314 Fires--number (number) 2 298 1 124 338 Forest area certified (hectares) 21 600 640 26 324 043 26 287 730 Harvest (area) (hectares) 211874 183 985 158 651 Harvest (volume) (cubic metres) 18 855 000 14 725 000 Source: http://canadaforests.
However, the presence of either PVP (Figure 1b), winter flounder protein (wfAFP) as shown in Figure 1c, or spruce budworm protein (CfAFP) as shown in Figure 1d, octahedral growth was inhibited and instead only plate-like crystals were observed.
At the time of the spruce budworm epidemic in the Northeast and Canada in the 1970s, various surveys seemed to show that the fiber resources in Northeastern forests were being fully utilized, leaving little room for greater mill capacity.