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Does the mountain pine beetle change hosts in mixed lodgepole and white bark pine stands?

Bruce H. Baker

Does the mountain pine beetle change hosts in mixed lodgepole and white bark pine stands?

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest & Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

  • Mountain pine beetle,
  • Lodgepole pine -- Diseases and pests,
  • White pine -- Diseases and pests

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce H. Baker, Gene D. Amman, and Galen C. Trostle.
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research note INT -- 151., Research note INT -- 151.
    ContributionsAmman, Gene D., Trostle, Galen C., Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17618074M

    Dendroctonus ponderosae (Hopkins) or mountain pine beetle is a native bark beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) that feeds on more than 20 species of pine in western North America. In British Columbia, its principal host is lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia Engelmann). As a "primary" bark beetle, D. ponderosae kills its. Research Highlights: The biology of mountain pine beetle (MPB), Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, in Colorado’s lodgepole pine forests exhibits similarities and differences to other parts of its range. Brood emergence was not influenced by stand density nor related to tree diameter. The probability of individual tree attack is influenced by stocking and tree by: 1. a beetle outbreak is followed within one year by significant release in many surviving canopy, subcanopy, and understory trees. Release is most marked in individuals located within a few meters of a beetle-killed sna~ Romme et al.: Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation: Cycling and Succession in Lodge. There are quite a few diseases and pests associated with lodgepole pine, which is perhaps why its rarely planted as a landscape tree. Comdra blister rust kills young pines and causes depressed growth by killing the crowns of Pinus contorta and Pinus ponderosa (Ponderosa pine). Symptoms are 'spindle-shaped' swollen areas or galls on branches.

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Does the mountain pine beetle change hosts in mixed lodgepole and white bark pine stands? by Bruce H. Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Lodgepole Pine Management Guidelines for Land Managers in the Wildland-Urban Interface As a consequence of the current mountain pine beetle epidemic, many landowners and land managers are concerned about how to actively manage lodgepole pine stands to: File Size: 1MB. Bark beetles: Mountain pine beetle is the most destructive insect pest of mature whitebark pine.

Ponderosa pine (P. ponderosa) and lodgepole pine are often described as the primary hosts of mountain pine beetle; however, mountain pine beetle populations have thrived using whitebark pine as their primary host [,].

Endemic levels of. adjacent uncut, beetle-infested, lodgepole pine-dominated stands. Mountain pine beetle began to cause widespread overstory pine mortality at the FEF in (Tishmack et al., ) and beetle-related salvage operations occurred between October and March Cited by: published literature on the mountain pine beetle is reviewed with particular reference to epidemic infestations in lodgepole pine forests.

The mountain pine beetle and lodgepole pine have evolved into an intensive and highly compatible relationship. Consequently, stand dynamics of lodgepole pine is a primary factor in the develop­. lodgepole (ˈlɒdʒˌpəʊl) n 1. (Plants) lodgepole pine a type of pine tree, Pinus contorta, found in mountainous regions of North-West America 2.

(Civil Engineering) a pole made from the wood of this tree, used to build a Native American lodge ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1.

lodgepole - shrubby two. Eruptive mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae, MPB) populations have caused widespread mortality of pines throughout western North America since the late s.

Early work by A.D. Hopkins suggested that when alternate host species are available, MPB will prefer to breed in the host to which it has become adapted. In Colorado, epidemic MPB populations that originated in lodgepole pine.

Lodgepole pine Mountain pine beetle Bark beetles Subalpine fir Forest disturbance Advance regeneration. abstract. Current mortality in lodgepole pine caused by mountain pine beetle (MPB) throughout much of western North America has resulted in concern about future forest structure.

To better understand the long-term. lations of mountain pine beetle were within ~10–15 km of the study area [28] (Fig 1). Pockets of trees with mountain pine beetle attack were within 2 km of the study area. Regionally, the area affected by mountain pine beetle decreased by 37% from tobut locally, within 5 km of the study area, there was ~20% increase [28].

This book presents a synthesis of published information on mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae, Coleoptera: Scolytidae) biology and management, with an emphasis on lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var.

latifolia) forests of western Canada. Intended as a reference for researchers as well as forest managers, the book covers three main subject areas: mountain pine beetle biology Cited by: Mountain pine beetle host selection behavior may also vary locally.

In our population source comparisons of mountain pine beetle response on cut tree bolts, limber-reared NV mountain pine beetles attacked limber pine and moved to the exit jar on Great Basin bristlecone pine more frequently than lodgepole-reared UT mountain pine by: 6.

Taylor et al. (), using projections from inventory data, showed that the average age of lodgepole pine stands changed from 51 years in to years inand the age distribution from 17% mountain-pine beetle susceptible trees to 56% (Figure ).

This change was due to increasingly effective fire protection and relatively low. In Colorado and southern Wyoming, mountain pine beetle (MPB) has affected over million ha of predominantly lodgepole pine forests, raising concerns about effects of MPB-caused mortality on subsequent wildfire risk and behavior.

Using empirical data we modeled potential fire behavior across a gradient of wind speeds and moisture scenarios in Green stands compared three stages since MPB. Do mountain pine beetle outbreaks change the probability of active crown fire in lodgepole pine forests.

MARTIN SIMARD, 1,3 WILLIAM H. ROMME,2 JACOB M. GRIFFIN,1 AND MONICA G. TURNER 1 1Department of Zoology, Birge Hall, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin USA. Pinus contorta, with the common names lodgepole pine and shore pine, and also known as twisted pine, and contorta pine, is a common tree in western North America.

It is common near the ocean shore and in dry montane forests to the subalpine, but is rare in lowland rain forests. Like all pines (member species of the genus Pinus), it is an evergreen coniferClade: Tracheophytes. Population Size. Score 0 - Large: Generally >, individuals. Range Extent. Score 0 - Widespread species within Montana (occurs in 5% or more of the state or generally occurring in 6 or more sub-basins.) as well as outside of Montana.

Area of Occupancy. Score 0 - High: Occurs in >25 Subwatersheds (6th Code HUC’s). Environmental Specificity. Score 0 - Low: Species is a generalist. Mountain Pine Beetle in Lodgepole Pine. Mountain Pine Beetle Life Cycle Four developmental stages: Egg USFS archives Pupa David McComb USFS Adult Ron Long, SFU Larva.

MPB Flight Periods y y rch ril y e ly t r r r White pitch tube No boring dust Resin-filled gallery Short gallery.

Bears sometimes eat the inner bark, which makes their fur matted and sticky. Sometimes you can see trees where bears have been scratching for the inner bark.

Lodgepole stands also provide important, spacious habitat for larger mammals such as deer, moose, elk, and bears. Various bark beetles are serious pests, such as the mountain pine beetle. Kathy Lewis and Doug Thompson, "Degradation of Wood in Standing Lodgepole Pine Killed by Mountain Pine Beetle," Wood and Fiber Science 43 ().

Russel G. Mitchell and Haiganoush K. Preisler, "Fall Rate of Lodgepole Pine Killed by the Mountain Pine Beetle in Central Oregon," Western Journal of Applied Forestry 13 ().

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control of infestations of the mountain pine beetle in lodgepole pine. In such infestations, however, neither of them is entirely satisfactory. Owing to the denseness of the stands of lodgepole pine, there is much scorching of adjacent green trees when burning is resorted to, unless the logs are hauled, before burning, to openings in the forest.

lodgepole stands that have a high beetle hazard. 2 The interaction between lodgepole pine and the mountain pine beetle with its associated fungi The disease process is characterized by a mutual dependence between the bark beetle and the blue stain fungi and by a synchrony of their development in the attacked tree.

Theory and Practice of Mountain Pine Beetle Management in Lodgepole Pine Forests [National Science Foundation] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Theory and Practice of Mountain Pine Beetle Management in Lodgepole Pine ForestsAuthor: National Science Foundation.

A low endemic mountain pine beetle population may exist in lodgepole pine stands for many years before it develops into outbreak status. At low population levels the beetles infest trees weakened by fire, lightning, or other causes and colonize the least resistant trees of the stand (Shrimpton and Reid ).

Whether a beetle population is. The mountain pine beetle (MPB) (Dendroctonus ponderosae) is a bark beetle that attacks and kills ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa), among other pine species throughout the western conifer forests.

Some species, such as the mountain pine beetle, attack and kill live trees. Others live in dead, weakened or dying hosts. Massive outbreaks of mountain pine beetles in western North America since the mids have felled millions of acres of forests from New Mexico to British Columbia, threatening increases in mudslides and wildfires.

The mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus monticolae) will attack trees which are more than 3-inches in diameter. They girdle the tree with their boring into the wood and this prevents the lifeblood of the tree from reaching the crown. They are not like the common termite that eats all of the wood nor does this beetle live in the tree for years on.

Opposing Views Attachment #17 Mountain Pine Beetle Activity in Lodgepole Pine does not Increase the Fire Risk Bark Beetle Opposing View #1 Article Excerpt: “Dead surface fuel loads of all size categories did not differ among undisturbed, red, and gray-stage stands.

Following Pelz and Smith (), prior to the s outbreak, nearly all of the stands were lodgepole pine type (≥86% lodgepole and aspen) that by had converted to a mixed conifer type (37%.

Dose-Dependent Pheromone Responses of Mountain Pine Beetle in Stands of Lodgepole Pine DANIEL R. MILLER,1 B. STAFFAN LINDGREN,2 AND JOHN H. BORDEN3 USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Green St., Athens, GA Ð Environ. Entomol. 34(5): Ð ()Cited by: except jack pine (Pinus banksiana), lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), and balsam fir (Abies balsamea).

Jack pine is a relatively small, short-lived, early successional tree occurring in the eastern and central parts of taiga east of the Rocky Mountains. Lodgepole pine is a longer-lived, early successional species growing in western Canada.

A database that provides information on more than native tree and shrub species, and on almost insects and diseases found in Canada's forests. The infestation, which currently affects stands of lodgepole pine and whitebark pine throughout the SNRA, is just the latest chapter of a constant ebb and flow.

Mountain pine beetle infestations typically occur in an to year cyclical pattern. >>>. Dendroctonus is a genus of bark includes several species notorious for destroying trees in the forests of North : Insecta.

Lodgepole Pine Identifying features of Lodgepole pine Needles Needles in bundles of two, 1 to 3 inches ( to cm) long; typically 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 ( to cm) inches, clustered near the ends of the branches.

Needles are often curved, and twisted about half a turn along File Size: KB. west of the Continental Divide in lodgepole pine.

For the most part the epidemic has been confined to lodgepole pine forests. Over the past four years, mountain pine beetle infestations have developed and expanded in high elevation lodgepole pine forests east of the Continental Divide.

Bypopulations of mountain pine beetle in lodgepole pine. An extensive mountain pine beetle infestation of lodgepole pine forests during the period resulted in drastic changes to upper elevation forest landscapes of the northern Rocky Mountains. Changes in regional climate helped trigger and sustain the outbreak, but recent research indicates that forest structure was also a key determinant of the outbreak's severity.

exo-brevicomin, a multifunctional pheromone of the mountain pine beetle,Dendroctonus ponderosae, was tested at release rates of and mg/day alone and in combination with the antiaggregation pheromone verbenone against unbaited controls.

Significantly more lodgepole pinePinus contorta lia trees were attacked, and at higher densities, with both release rates ofexo Cited by: The sad news is that a terrible bug, called the mountain pine beetle has attacked a large number of our lodgepole pines.

We had an Idaho forester come out to our property and he advised us that the best way to ensure that we keep the beetles from further advancing their attack on our trees this summer was to begin to cut down the half-dead trees now, before spring comes, and the beetles come.

Lodgepole Pine is susceptible to mountain pine beetle attacks, mistletoe, rusts and root rot UNIQUE FEATURES: the cones need extreme heat (eg from a forest fire) to open and release the seeds. Mountain pine beetle (MPB; Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins) is indigenous to western North America.

In the current MPB outbreak, more than 14 million hectares of mainly lodgepole pine forests have sustained MPB-caused mortality in British Columbia alone [].Following MPB long range dispersal into northwestern Alberta inMPB has continued its apparently unprecedented eastward spread into Author: Catherine Cullingham, Sophie Dang, Corey Davis, Barry Cooke, David Coltman, Janice Cooke.Beetle-Proofed Lodgepole Pine Stands in Interior British Columbia Have Less Damage from Mountain Pine Beetle on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Beetle-Proofed Lodgepole Pine Stands in Interior British Columbia Have Less Damage from Mountain Pine BeetleFormat: Hardcover. A mountain pine beetle attacks a tree and excavates a tunnel.

The tree then tries to defend itself by exuding resin. The combination of the resin and boring dust from the beetle is .