Mountain Pine Beetle Fecundity and Offspring Size Differ Among Lodgepole Pine and Whitebark Pine Hosts

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Gross, Donovan;
(2008)
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Subject: mountain pine beetle | Dendroctonus ponderosae | whitebark pine | Pinus albicaulis | host effects | Biology

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelmann) is a treeline species in the central Rocky Mountains. Its occupation of high elevations previously protected whitebark pine from long-term mountain pine beetle outbreaks. The mountain pine beetle, however, is currently reachin... View more
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