Evaluation of black turpentine beetle infestations on Sand Hills State Forest in South Carolina

Authors
Remion, Michael C.
Keywords
Black turpentine beetle--South Carolina , Sand Hills State Forest (S.C.) , Trees--Diseases and pests--South Carolina
Abstract
Description
Aerial sketch map and ground surveys of Sand Hills State Forest located in northeastern South Carolina indicate black turpentine beetle activity to be approaching epidemic levels. Survey data analysis reveals that there are 12.2 spots and 63.5 infested trees per M acres of host type on the 92,000 acre forest. Timber losses estimated from the aerial and ground phases of the survey are 10,537 board feet of sawtimber and 2.2 cords of pulpwood per M acres of host type. Prompt removal of infested material through commercial sales is recommended throughout t he forest .
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1971-01
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2012-07-30T16:27:15Z
Date Available
2012-07-30T16:27:15Z
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Document
Item Language
English
Publisher
South Carolina State Library
Digital Collection
South Carolina State Documents Depository
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Copyright status undetermined. For more information contact, South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.
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