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Noun1.Dendroctonus - genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifersDendroctonus - genus of small bark beetles destructive especially to mature conifers
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Ipidae, family Scolytidae, Ipidae, Scolytidae - large family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
Dendroctonus rufipennis, spruce bark beetle - small beetle that likes to bore through the bark of spruce trees and eat the cambium which eventually kills the tree; "the spruce bark beetle is the major tree-killing insect pest of Alaska spruce forests"
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Altitudinal abundance of Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in relation to climatic variables in Hidalgo, Mexico.
In central Oregon, the focus of this study, Mountain Pine Beetles (Dendroctonus ponderosae) regularly infest Lodgepole Pine forests that marten inhabit, which often results in salvage logging of affected areas.
Beginning in the late 1990s, the pine forests of Montana began to experience the largest mountain pine beetle (MPB; Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak in recorded history (Mitton and Ferrenberg 2012).
Jones, "Blue-stain fungi associated with roots of southern pine trees attacked by the Southern Pine Beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis," Plant Disease, vol.
De acuerdo a las caracteristicas generales de los arboles evaluados en cada sitio y a los resultados encontrados, alrededor del 90% de ellos han tenido perdidas en el incremento en altura, diametro y volumen a causa del insecto, ya que como se sabe los descortezadores se alimentan en el area del cambium y floema a semejanza del genero Dendroctonus, por lo que el impacto en la produccion de madera es relevante ya que obliga a realizar cortes de saneamiento y aprovechamiento de maderas muertas (Cibrian et al., 1995).
Spruce bark beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis Kirby) has also caused substantial spruce mortality in the western portion of the study area since the early 1990s.
Protection of lodgepole pines from mass attack by mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae, with nonhost angiosperm volatiles and verbenone.
The Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council welcomes Christine Buhl, forest entomologist with Oregon Department of Forestry, for a presentation titled "What the Heck is Dendroctonus !" Learn about urban and forest tree health as it pertains to insects.
sexta (Shields 2010), and Coleoptera, such as Dendroctonus valens Leconte (Curculionidae) (Chen et al.
Evaluation of Beauveria bassiana (Hyphomycetes) isolates as potential agents for control of Dendroctonus valens.