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Wood-boring insect abundance in fire-injured ponderosa pine

Author(s):

Sheryl L. Costello
William R. Jacobi

Year:

2011

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 13: 373-381.

Description

Wood-boring larvae in the families Cerambycidae and Buprestidae are often found in high densities in burned trees after wildland fires. They play an important role in tree decomposition, often reducing the value of salvageable timber, and represent an important avian food source.

Citation

Costello, Sheryl L.; Negron, Jose F.; Jacobi, William R. 2011. Wood-boring insect abundance in fire-injured ponderosa pine. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 13: 373-381.

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