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Mass trapping of the spruce bark beetle Ips typographus L.: Traps or trap trees?
Abstract Standing live trap trees are one of the most commonly used trapping techniques against Ips typographus in Belgium. In this paper we present experiments designed to compare their efficiencyExpand
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Volatile compounds in the larval frass ofDendroctonus valens andDendroctonus micans (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in relation to oviposition by the predator,Rhizophagus grandis (Coleoptera: Rhizophagidae)
During a laboratory study evaluatingRhizophagus grandis (a specific native predator of the Eurasian bark beetle,Dendroctonus micans), as a potential biocontrol agent against the North American barkExpand
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Semiochemicals and the integrated management of Ips typographus (L.) (Col., Scolytidae) in Belgium 1
Until recently, the management of spruce bark beetles in Belgium has relied upon felling, debarking and removal of susceptible or infested material, and in a number of cases, on the use of pheromoneExpand
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Ips typographus: Natural Enemies and the Forester
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Semiochemicals and the management of Rhizophagus grandis Gyll. (Col., Rhizophagidae) for the biocontrol of Dendroctonus micans Kug. (Col., Scolytidae) 1
Semiochemicals can be exploited for rearing and monitoring natural enemies involved in biological control. The predator Rhizophagus grandis, which is used against Dendroctonus micans, is nowExpand
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A sampling technique to estimate within‐tree populations of pre‐emergent Ips typographus (Col., Scolytidae)
Abstract: A sampling method was designed to assess within‐tree pre‐emergent adult populations of Ips typographus in Belgium. In a first series of 6 standing, attacked trees, a large number of 1 dm2Expand
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