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Forest Insects pp 105-124 | Cite as

Monitoring and Forecasting Insect Outbreaks

  • Alan A. Berryman
Part of the Population Ecology: Theory and Application book series (POPE)

Abstract

Most forestry organizations periodically monitor their lands in order to detect incipient pest outbreaks and to determine damage levels or changes in the boundaries of ongoing infestations. These surveys may be designed to monitor large areas of forest (extensive surveys) or to examine particular infestations in considerable detail (intensive surveys). In addition to providing information on current damage levels, survey data may be used to forecast damage trends.

Keywords

Bark Beetle Insect Population Aerial Survey Forest Insect Insect Outbreak 
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References and Selected Readings

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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan A. Berryman
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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