Storm-damaged Trees Could Host Bark Beetles

Dale K. Pollet, Blanchard, Tobie M.  |  4/8/2006 12:53:05 AM

(Radio News 03/27/06) Many trees suffered damage from the storms in 2005, and even with a minimal amount of damage a tree can become prey to insects such as bark beetles and shot-hole borers. LSU AgCenter entomologist Dr. Dale Pollet says recent weather conditions have put additional stress on trees. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
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