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Mountain pine beetles die young in world’s oldest tree species

FS News Posted on: June 28, 2018
A new study found that these trees not only repel mountain pine beetles; they also do not support the survival of the beetle’s offspring. This makes the Great Basin bristlecone pine distinct, as nearly all other pine species within mountain pine beetle’s native range in western North America have been shown to be susceptible hosts.