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Effects of baiting lodgepole pines naturally attacked by the mountain pine beetle with Ips pini (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) pheromone on mountain pine beetle brood production. 1998. Safranyik, L.; Shore, T.L.; Linton, D.A. Journal of Entomological Society of British Columbia 95: 95-97.

Year: 1998

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 5150

Language: English

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Abstract

Lodgepole pine trees which had been naturally attacked by mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopk.) were baited with pine engraver (Ips pini Say) pheromone in August and September and the effect on mountain pine beetle brood production was evaluated compared to unbaited controls at four heights. Both bait treatments resulted in significant overall reduction of emerging mountain pine beetles.