Rating the Susceptibility of Stands to Southern Pine Beetle Attack
G.N. Mason - Research Coordinator, IPM RD&A Program for Bark Beetles of Southern Pines,
P.L. Lorio, Jr. - Project Leader and Supervisory Soil Scientist, Forest Insect Research, USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, Pinesville, LA,
R.P. Belanger - Principal Silviculturist, USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Athens, GA, and
W.A. Nettleton - Entomologist, Forest Pest Management, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, State and Private Forestry, Pineville, LA.
Integrated Pest Management Handbook, USDA, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook No. 645, April 1985.
Recommendations for each State or geographic area and summaries of individual models follow.
Table 1 - Recommended rating systems for Piedmont, Mountain, and Coastal Plain physiographic regions of States with southern pine beetle.
|Rating system||Physiographic region1||State|
|MS Hazard B||X||X||X|
|TFS Grid Hazard||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
1P = Piedmont, CP = Coastal Plain, M = Mountain.
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