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Southern Pine Beetles Attack Felled Green TimberAuthor(s): John C. Moser; Robert A. Sommers; Peter L. Lorio; J. Robert Bridges; Jeffrey J. Witcosky
Source: Res. Note SO-342. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSouthern pine beetles attacked green, uninfested downed trees and logs, as well as nearby standing trees. Beetles infesting horizontal trees and decked logs reproduced sufficiently to indicate that in some circumstances freshly cut, green trees may provide a utilizable resource for beetle populations.
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CitationMoser, John C.; Sommers, Robert A.; Lorio, Peter L., Jr.; Bridges, J. Robert; Witcosky, Jeffrey J. 1987. Southern Pine Beetles Attack Felled Green Timber. Res. Note SO-342. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.
KeywordsDendroctonus frontalis, dispersal, Ips calligraphus, southern pine beetle
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