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Title: Bugs that eat bugs: biological control research offers hope for southern pine bark beetle management
Author: Moser, John C.; Branham, Susan J.
Source: Forest Farmer, Vol. 47(3): 17-20
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The black turpentine beetle (BTB) is a native pest of pines in the southeastern United States. It is particularly injurious to trees in areas of Georgia and Florida where gum naval stores operations are an important industry. Here, slash pine and longloeaf pine are routinely attacked and killed during tupentine operations. Additionally, the BTB quickly attacks trees skinned during logging operations or by construction in urban areas. Normal healthy trees may also be the target of their attack.
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Moser, John C.; Branham, Susan J. 1988. Bugs that eat bugs: biological control research offers hope for southern pine bark beetle management. Forest Farmer, Vol. 47(3): 17-20
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