SPB & Invasive Insects


Thanks for visiting the website for our research unit, "Insects, Diseases and Invasive Plants", part of the Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service.  On this site you will find information on our mission and scientists, photos of southern pine beetle (SPB) and associated organisms, and the online version of the publication "SPB Update", a guide to events and personnel concerned with southern pine beetle, including yearly predictions of beetle activity. 

SPB in 'Science': SPB symbiotic interactions featured in issues of Science

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