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Evolving management strategies for a recently discovered exotic forest pest: the pine shoot beetle, Tomicus piniperda (Coleoptera)Author(s): Robert A. Haack; Therese M. Poland
Source: Biological invasions. Vol 3 (2001).:p.307-322
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionEstablished populations of the Eurasian pine shoot beetle (Tomicus piniperda (L.); Coleoptera: Scolytidae) were first discovered in North America in Ohio in 1992. As of 31 December 2000, T. piniperda was found in 303 counties in 12 US states (Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin) and in 43 counties in 2 Canadian provinces (Ontario and Quebec). A federal quarantine imposed in November 1992 regulates movement of pine (Pinus) trees, logs, and certain pine products from infested to uninfested areas within US. The forest products, Christmas tree, and nursery industries are affected by the quarantine. This paper summarizes information on the discovery and spread of T. piniperda in North America, survey efforts, recent interception history, development and changees in the federal quarantine, development of a national compliance management program, and extension and research efforts.
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CitationHaack, Robert A.; Poland, Therese M. 2001. Evolving management strategies for a recently discovered exotic forest pest: the pine shoot beetle, Tomicus piniperda (Coleoptera). Biological invasions. Vol 3 (2001).:p.307-322
KeywordsPinus, Quarantine, Scolytidae, Tomicus piniperda, Pest management, Forest pests
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