Impact of a Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak on Young Lodgepole Pine Stands in Central British Columbia
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- Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
ecological zone | mid-term timber supply | QK900-989 | stocking | residual trees | Plant ecology | mountain pine beetle | lodgepole pine
The current mountain pine beetle (MPB) (Dendroctonous ponderosae Hopkins) epidemic has severely affected pine forests of Western Canada and killed millions of hectares of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud. var. latifolia Engelm.) forest. Generally, MPB attac...