Canadian Forest Service Publications
Predicting decay and degrade rates in standing and fallen trees killed by mountain pine beetle: A literature review. 2005. Sharp, Barb (UNBC); Lewis, Kathy (UNBC) Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC. Mountain Pine Beetle Initiative Working Paper 2005-15. 38 p.
Available from: Pacific Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 25911
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This paper is a review of the existing literature on degrade, decay and fall rates of trees killed by bark beetles. Most of the references are from studies of pine (lodegpole, western white, and ponderosa) killed by mountain pine beetle. A reference and abstract are provided for each listed paper.