Skip to Main Content
Lumber recovery from insect-killed lodgepole pine in the northern Rocky Mountains.Author(s): Marlin E. Plank
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-320. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
View PDF (1.69 MB)
DescriptionA total of 496 logs from lodgepole pine (Pinus contorts Dougl. ex Loud.) trees killed by the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopk.) were compared with 189 logs from similar live trees. Logs were processed through a stud mill. In most cases lumber recovery from trees dead 1 to 3 years was the same as that from live trees. Less cubic volume was recovered from trees dead 4 or more years. Recovery tables and curves are shown.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationPlank, Marlin E. 1984. Lumber recovery from insect-killed lodgepole pine in the northern Rocky Mountains. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-320. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16 p
Keywordslumber recovery, lumber yield, dead timber, insect damage (-forest products, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta, Rocky Mountain area
- Early performance of Pinus contorta x banksiana hybrids
- Should ponderosa pine be planted on lodgepole pine sites?
- Pinus contorta X banksiana hybrids tested in northern Rocky Mountains
XML: View XML