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Title: Southern Pine Beetle II

Author: Coulson, R. N.; Klepzig, Kier

Date: 2011

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-140. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 512 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: The knowledge base for the southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) has increased dramatically since the last comprehensive and interpretative summary (Thatcher and others 1980). This insect continues to be a significant pest affecting the forest environment of the Southern US and adjoining states and it is also the subject of considerable ongoing basic research. The knowledge base for the southern pine beetle is therefore broad-based and ranges from practical information that forms the foundation for integrated pest management (IPM) to basic discoveries that define our scientific understanding of the roles this organism plays in the natural environment. Accordingly, the goal of Southern Pine Beetle II is to provide a synthesis of new and existing knowledge to address both practical application as well as advancement of scientific understanding. Southern Pine Beetle II consists of 29 chapters divided into five basic sections: Ecology, Impact, Silviculture and Management, Treatment Tactics and Strategies, and Integrated Pest Management. The 22 first authors who contributed the individual chapters of Southern Pine Beetle II are recognized authorities in the respective domains of their contributions. The authors represent a blend of individuals who have, in some cases, devoted a significant portion of their professional careers to investigations of the southern pine beetle and new personalities who have brought fresh perspectives to the research arena.

Keywords: Southern pine beetle, Population Dynamics, Impact Assessment, Silviculture, Management, Treatment Tactics and Strategies, Integrated Pest Management

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Coulson, R.N.; Klepzig, K.D. 2011. Southern Pine Beetle II. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-140. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 512 p.

 


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