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Title: Wood-boring insect abundance in fire-injured ponderosa pine
Author: Costello, Sheryl L.; Negron, Jose F.; Jacobi, William R.
Source: Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 13: 373-381.
Publication Series: Journal/Magazine Article (JRNL)
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.
Keywords: Buprestidae, Cerambycidae, fire severity, wood-boring insects, woodpeckers
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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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