Fire and insects in northern and boreal forest ecosystems of North America.

@article{McCullough1998FireAI,
  title={Fire and insects in northern and boreal forest ecosystems of North America.},
  author={Deborah G. McCullough and Richard A. Werner and David. Neumann},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={1998},
  volume={43},
  pages={
          107-27
        }
}
Fire and insects are natural disturbance agents in many forest ecosystems, often interacting to affect succession, nutrient cycling, and forest species composition. We review literature pertaining to effects of fire-insect interactions on ecological succession, use of prescribed fire for insect pest control, and effects of fire on insect diversity from northern and boreal forests in North America. Fire suppression policies implemented in the early 1900s have resulted in profound changes in… 

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