Canadian Forest Service Publications

Le dendroctone du pin : penser stratégie. 2007. Régnière, J. Ressources naturelles Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec, Québec. L'Éclaircie No. 38. 2 p.

Year: 2007

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 28133

Language: French

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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The mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has been wreaking havoc in the forests of British Columbia since the mid-1990s. Millions of hectares of pine forests have come under attack in that province and the outbreak is now spreading into Alberta. Does this insect pose a serious threat to the forests of eastern Canada?

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Thinking strategically to outsmart the mountain pine beetle. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 38. (English)