A Field Guide for Ground Checking Southern Pine Beetle Spots

by Ronald F. Billings and Herbert A. Pase III

Welcome to the Online Format of USDA Agriculture Handbook No. 558

Online format prepared by Quintin C. McClellan ~ Department of Entomology ~ VPI & SU ~ Blacksburg, VA ~ USA


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Contents

Introduction

Locating SPB Spots From Ground Level

How to Identify SPB Attacks

Other Bark Beetles

Seasonal Variation in Attack Symptoms

Stages of Beetle Attack During the Summer

Collecting Spot Expansion Data

Using the Control Priority Guide

The Buffer Strip

A Word on Control Priorities

Checklist

Glossary

Acknowledgments

Introduction


Locating SPB Spots From Ground Level


How to Identify SPB Attacks


Other Bark Beetles


Seasonal Variation in Attack Symptoms


Stages of Beetle Attack During the Summer


Collecting Spot Expansion Data


Using the Control Priority Guide



The Buffer Strip



A Word on Control Priorities


Checklist


Glossary


Acknowledgments




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