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RM-RN-273: Identifying ponderosa pines infested with mountain pine beetles
McCambridge, William F. 1974. Identifying ponderosa pines infested with mountain pine beetles. Res. Note RM-273. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p.
Trees successfully and unsuccessfully attacked by mountain pine beetles have several symptoms in common, so that proper diagnosis is not always easy. Guidelines presented here enable the observer to correctly distinguish nearly all attacked trees.
Keywords: Scolytidae, Dendroctonus ponderosae, Pinus ponderosa
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Identifying ponderosa pines infested with mountain pine beetles
Electronic Publish Date: September 20, 2004
Last Update: August 24, 2010
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