Use of acoustics to deter bark beetles from entering tree material.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Acoustic technology is a potential tool to protect wood materials and eventually live trees from colonization by bark beetles. Bark beetles such as the southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis, western pine beetle D. brevicomis and pine engraver Ips pini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) use chemical and acoustic cues to communicate and to locate… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ps.3720

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