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- Dodds, Kevin J.; Hanavan, Ryan P.; DiGirolomo, Marc F.
- Agricultural and forest entomology 2017 v.19 no.3 pp. 309-320
- Betula; Buprestidae; Cerambycidae; Gnathotrichus; Hylesinus aculeatus; Xyleborinus saxesenii; Xylosandrus germanus; bark beetles; barrels; fuelwood; hardwood; hardwood forests; rearing; species diversity; wind; wood logs; Massachusetts
- ... An EF 3 tornado created a 63‐km path through urban and forested areas of western Massachusetts, U.S.A., on 1 June 2011. We collected ash, birch, maple, oak and pine logs from the tornado blowdown, once per year, over a 3‐year period and split these into firewood sized pieces. Firewood was then placed into rearing barrels and insects were collected for 1 year. An estimated 38 121 beetles from 42 sp ...
- Gent, Claire A.; Wainhouse, David; R. Day, Keith; Peace, Andrew J.; J. G. Inward, Daegan
- Agricultural and forest entomology 2017 v.19 no.3 pp. 321-331
- Curculionidae; Dendroctonus micans; Picea; Rhizophagus grandis; bark beetles; biological control; biological control agents; climate; climate change; diapause; eggs; invasive species; larvae; models; phenology; prepupae; pupae; rearing; risk; temperature; United Kingdom
- ... Dendroctonus micans is an invasive species that has spread throughout Britain, which prompts the question: how is the voltinism of this pest and its biocontrol agent Rhizophagus grandis affected by climate? Dendroctonus micans and R. grandis were reared at a range of constant temperatures. Lower developmental threshold temperature (LDT) and day degree (DD) requirements for the egg, larval and pupa ...