Bark Beetle Responses to Differences in Forest Structure and the Application of Prescribed Fire in Interior Ponderosa Pine: Research Brief

This  study  assessed  the  effects  of  both   prescribed  burning  and  stand  structure   management  through  thinning  on  bark  beetle   activity  and  associated  levels  of  tree mortality.

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Fettig, Christopher J., Robert R. Borys, Stephen R. McKelvey, and Christopher P. Dabney. 2008. Blacks Mountain Experimental Forest: bark beetle responses to differences in forest structure and theapplication of prescribed fire in interior ponderosa pine. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 924-935.