Cut It Out! Managing Southern Pine Beetle Infestations in a Changing Forest Environment

The southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis) is the most impactful pest of southern pines in the eastern U.S. A new article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management reviews SPB suppression methods, which generally involve removing the infested (and some uninfested) trees to halt the spread of the outbreak. (Photo by Matt Bertone, Ph.D.)

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The southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis) is the most impactful pest of southern pines in the eastern U.S. A new…

Source: Entomology Today

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