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The identification of primary red pine cone insects

John S. Hard

The identification of primary red pine cone insects

by John S. Hard

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Published by Lake States Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture in [St. Paul] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Red pine,
  • Seeds,
  • Identification,
  • Pine,
  • Diseases and pests

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesRed pine cone insects, The Identification of primary.
    StatementJohn S. Hard
    SeriesU.S. Forest Service research paper LS -- 12
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25604325M
    OCLC/WorldCa1071313

      The cones are cylindrical and upright and the shape of a fir tree is very narrow with rigid, upright, or horizontal branching as opposed to "drooping" branches on some spruce trees. Unlike a spruce tree, fir needles are attached to twigs mostly in an arrangement that is in two rows. Red pine diseases are discussed in detail in a publication titled, Pocket guide to red pine diseases and their management. This is available electronically. Detailed pine pest insect guides for the Great Lakes region have also been developed. One of the best is " Insects of eastern pines". It is .

    Seed & Cone Pests. 1. Cone beetles - Genus Conophthorus - are among the most destructive of the seed and cone insects. One representative, Conophthorus ponderosae, is shown here feeding inside a cone. Second year pine cones are attacked by female beetles. She enters the cone through the stalk, severing it and killing the cone regardless of whether or not she lays any eggs in it.   With only three species of true pines native to the Great Lakes region it just takes a little investigation for proper identification. White pine (Pinus strobus), red or Norway pine (P. resinosa) and jack pine (P. banksiana) all have needles in bundles or clumps called fascicles. White pine has five needles per bundle, while red and jack pines.

    Bake Out the Bugs. Baking your pine cones on a low temperature for about a half an hour can be just the thing to keep your Christmas free from unwanted pests. Preheat your oven to degrees and place your pine cones on a foil lined baking sheet or casserole dish. Place the pine cones in the oven, making sure to check them often so they don. For example, loblolly pine cones have armed scales, whereas slash pine cones do not; otherwise the cones can be difficult to distinguish. In East Texas the most commonly found pine species are longleaf, slash, loblolly and shortleaf pine. Pinyon pine is commonly found in the mountain forests of West Texas.


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Identification of primary red pine cone insects. [St. Paul]: Lake States Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John S Hard; Lake States Forest Experiment Station (Saint.

Buy The Identification of Primary Red Pine Cone Insects (Classic Reprint) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders The Identification of Primary Red Pine Cone Insects (Classic Reprint): Hard, John S.: : BooksAuthor: John S. Hard. Identification of primary red pine cone insects. [St.

Paul]: Lake States Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) The primary pest of red pine cones, the adult attacks second-year cones early in the season. In affected cones, the adult and larvae completely destroy the seeds.

Infested cones dry out and harden. The insect is detected in cones by the presence of resin and fine frass near the entry holes. The insect also attacks jack pine, but damage to this. The identification of primary red pine cone insects / By John S. Hard. Abstract. no.1 Topics: Diseases and pests, Identification, Pine, Red pine, Seeds Author: John S.

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Most red pine natural stands originate after a forest fire. Fire is necessary for regeneration because it prepares a seedbed by reducing much of the humus, and competition from other trees and shrubs, decreases the number of cone-destroying insects, and thins out the overstory (Farrar ).

Once established, red pine requires little care. Tip and. The Nantucket pine tip moth, Rhyacionia frustrana, is a major forest insect pest in the United States. Its range extends from Massachusetts to Florida and west to Texas.

It was found in San Diego County, California, in and traced to infested pine seedlings shipped from Georgia in Identification (or continue to the photo guide and reference this key when necessary) Identifying arthropods is difficult because of the great variation in forms, even among close relatives.

However, the following key will help you recognize some of the major groups found. Make a pile of pine cones in the middle of the chicken wire. It helps to press them together so their scales lock and hold together.

Alternatively, you can tie them together with some string. Lift up the edges of the chicken wire around the pine cones to make a bag. Fold in or cut out the excess chicken wire. Tie the top of the bag together.

Similar Insects and Diseases: There are a variety of cone and seed feeding insects in the West. Other species of insects that feed in seeds and cones of ponderosa pine in the Southwest include pine seed chalcid (Megastigmus albifrons), ponderosa pine cone beetle (Conophthorus ponderosae), and the ponderosa pine seed moth (Laspeyresia.

The Pinaceae family is very large and contains some of the most commonly foraged conifers, such as pine, fir, Douglas-fir, spruce, hemlock, and true cedars. Pine Tree Identification. Pine trees (Pinus spp.) have needles that are bundled in clusters ofwith being most common, depending on the species.

The needles are often longer than. Loblolly pine is often confused with slash pine, but slash pine has a more even mix of two- and three-needled fascicles. The seed cones of slash pine are also a glossy caramel color with weak prickles, while loblolly cones are a dull brown with sharp, thick prickles.

One of the most useful distinctions is that loblolly pine often has persistent. A database that provides information on more than native tree and shrub species, and on almost insects and diseases found in Canada's forests. Red pine cone moth and red pine coneworm, the other 2 insects that most commonly destroy red pine cones, can cause similar losses when their damage is combined.

Seed dispersal: Red pine seeds are wind-dispersed [,], generally within a radius equal to the height of the seed tree [ 4. and insects. A key consists of a series of choices that will eventually lead you to the Pinus sabiniana (Grey pine) b.

Woody cone is cm long, needles are yellow-green, thin and hang down all along is a book that contains dichotomous keys, maps that show the distribution of organisms. easily confused v^ith insect damage) found on 19 conifers in the Lake States. It is basically a pictorial key of conifer injury to assist Extension entomologists, forest managers, and plant inspectors in identifying insect and disease problems.

Cover: Red pine with severe post-horn injury from European pine shoot moth. These small beetles grow to about 1/8 inch long as adults. One way to identify this beetle is if you see holes in wood and hear a clicking sound coming from it.

Wood-boring beetles are not the only insects that can destroy wood and compromise the structural integrity of buildings and homes. The temporal sequence and causes of seed and cone loss was investigated at a Pinus resinosa seed orchard and a widely-spaced planting of the same tree species.

Damage was converted to seed loss for each of several designated intervals after flower emergence: 0–4 months, 4–11 months, 11–15 months, and within surviving cones (sc).The 0–4-month interval was the major period of loss in. There are a total of () Insects in the Insect Identification database based on your supplied description: Having the primary color of Black with a secondary color of Black, Number of Legs (Class: Insecta), and hailing from the North American state/province of s are listed below in alphabetical order.

The pine cone life cycle starts as any plant would with pollen and an egg. It takes around a year before the egg and sperm connect after the pollen first reaches the female strobilus. Pine cones can protect their seeds for a long time before they release them when the conditions are right.In book: Forest Insect Pests in Canada, Chapter: 33, Publisher: Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada, Editors: J.A.

Armstrong, WGH Ives, pp  Southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis) is a bark beetle that infests pine trees, such as pitch pine, white pine, and red pine.

Southern pine beetle is native to the southeastern United States, but its range has spread up the east coast to Long Island, New York in