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A Simple Rearing Technique for Obtaining Eggs or Young Larvae of the Southern Pine BeetleAuthor(s): Edgar W. Clark
Source: Res. Note SE-44. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionIn two earlier notes we described techniques that utilized pine bolts for rearing the southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis Zimm. ) and the coarse writing engraver (Ips calligraphus Germ. ) (Clark and Osgood 1964a, 1964b). This note presents ample technique for maintaining a constant, easily accessible source of southern pine beetle eggs or larvae. It is a modification of a technique developed for western bark beetles by Smith’ and has been used successfully for 2 years.
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CitationClark, Edgar W. 1965. A Simple Rearing Technique for Obtaining Eggs or Young Larvae of the Southern Pine Beetle. Res. Note SE-44. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
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