Pheromone Treatment Puts Up the “No Vacancy” Sign for Douglas-Fir Beetles

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A new review article looks at the research and development of a leading method for protecting Douglas-fir trees from bark-beetle infestations, using the pests’ antiaggregation pheromone against them—essentially putting up a “no vacancy” sign that sends the beetles elsewhere.

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