Naturally Occurring Compound Can Protect Pines from the Southern Pine Beetle

  • Authors: Strom, B.L.; Goyer, R.A.; Hayes, J.L.
  • Publication Year: 1995
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Louisiana Agriculture, Vol. 38, No. 4, Fall 1995

Abstract

The southern pine beetle (SPB), Dendroctonus frontalis, is the most destructive insect pest of southern pine forests. This tiny insect, smaller than a grain of rice, is responsible for killing pine timber worth millions of dollars on a periodic basis in Louisiana.

  • Citation: Strom, B.L.; Goyer, R.A.; Hayes, J.L. 1995. Naturally Occurring Compound Can Protect Pines from the Southern Pine Beetle. Louisiana Agriculture, Vol. 38, No. 4, Fall 1995
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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