Southern Pine Beetle: A Hypothesis Regarding its Primary Attractant
Author: Heikkenen, Herman John
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 75, Number 7, 1 July 1977 , pp. 408-413(6)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:The southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimm., has a positive flight response to dead loblolly pine, Pinus taeda L., during periods when populations are endemic. The initial attack is hypothesized to be in response to volatiles emitted by dead pines.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Associate Professor of Forest Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
Publication date: July 1, 1977
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