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United States
Department of
Agriculture

Combined Forest Pest
Research and
Development Program

Agriculture Handbook
No. 576

Southern Pine
Beetle Handbook

Silviculture Can
Reduce Losses from
the Southern Pine
Beetle

by
Roger P. Belanger
and Barry F. Malac1

SPB
 

1The authors are, respectively, Principal Silviculturist, USDA Forest Service, Southeastern
Forest Experiment Station, Gainesville, FL.; and Manager, Woodlands Research Department,
Union Camp Corporation, Savannah, GA.

 

 

In 1974 the U.S. Department of Agriculture initiated the Combined Forest Pest Research and
Development Program, an inter-agency effort that concentrated on the Douglas-fir tussock moth
in the West, on the southern pine beetle in the South, and on the gypsy moth in the Northeast.
The work reported in this publication was funded in part by the Program. This handbook is one
in a series on the southern pine beetle.

 

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Issued December 1980
Revised for Internet December 1998

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