Efficacy of SPLAT® Verb for Protecting Individual Pinus contorta, Pinus ponderosa, and Pinus lambertiana from Mortality Attributed to Dendroctonus ponderosae

Christopher Fettig

Abstract


We evaluated the efficacy of a newly registered formulation of (-)-verbenone for protecting individual lodgepole pines, Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud., ponderosa pines, P. ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws., and sugar pines, P. lambertiana Dougl., from mortality attributed to mounatin pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins.

Keywords


mountain pine beetle; Scolytinae; semiochemicals; tree protection; verbenone

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