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Stand Risk Rating for the Southern Pine Beetle: Integrating Pest Management with Forest Management

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Stand risk rating for the southern pine beetle. Dendroctonus frontalis Zimm., is a first step toward dealing with a serious but sporadic insect problem. Two approaches, one utilizing readily available resource data, the other employing data obtained from aerial photographs, illustrate application of current knowledge to meet the protection needs of resource management--the primary role of integrated pest management. During a 36-month period in Louisiana, high-risk stands accounted for 13.4 infestations per 1,000 acres, four times the rate of low-risk stands; in Texas high-risk stands accounted for 9.9 infestations per 1,000 acres during 1973-1978, almost five times the number for low.
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Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Former Graduate Research Assistant at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Publication date: 01 April 1982

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