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Climate change and selected forest insect and pathogens in the Rio Grande National Forest

Posted date: April 23, 2019
Authors: Negron, Jose;
Document type: Other Documents


Prepared by Research Entomologist Jose Negron for use in the 2016 Rio Grande National Forest Climate Change Plan Revision workshop. The publication date for this document is unknown. 

Naturally, many insects and pathogens occur in the Rio Grande National Forest (RGNF) but only a few are relevant in terms of tree mortality and their contribution to forest structure and composition. In this document, Negron briefly comments on the effect of climate change on selected insects and pathogens.