Integrated Pest Management in Southern Pine Forests
R.C. Thatcher - Program Manager, Integrated Pest Management RD&A
Program for Bark Beetles of Southern Pines, Pineville, LA.,
G.N. Mason - Project Leader, Silvicultural Options for Gypsy Moth, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Morgantown, WV, and
G.D. Hertel - Program Manager for Gypsy Moth Research, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Broomall, PA.
Mason and Hertel were Research Coordinator and Applications Coordinator for the IPM Program when this work was conducted.
Integrated Pest Management Handbook, USDA, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 650, April 1986.
In 1980, the Forest Service and the Cooperative State Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture initiated the Integrated Pest Management Research, Development, and Applications Program for Bark Beetles of Southern Pines. This research/applications effort concentrates on pine bark beetles and associated tree diseases in the South. This is one in a series of Integrated Pest Management handbooks.
|Components of Integrated Pest Management|
|Relationship of Stand Growth and Development to Management Practice|
|Regeneration: Stage 1|
|Establishment: Stage 2|
|Precompetition: Stage 3|
|Competition and Premortality: Stage 4|
|Competition and Self-Thinning: Stage 5|
|Technologies Needed for Better Management Decisionmaking|
|Pest Population Change|
|Host Susceptibility and Suitability|
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