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- Fettig, Christopher J.; Gibson, Kenneth E.; Munson, A. Steven; Negrón, Jose F.
- Forests 2014 v.5 no.4 pp. 822-826
- Dendroctonus ponderosae; age structure; forests; insecticides; issues and policy; landscapes; prescribed burning; probability; sanitation; semiochemicals; species diversity; trees; Western United States
- ... There are two general approaches for reducing the negative impacts of mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, on forests. Direct control involves short-term tactics designed to address current infestations by manipulating mountain pine beetle populations, and includes the use of fire, insecticides, semiochemicals, sanitation harvests, or a combination of these treatments. Indirect c ...