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1999 Publications

Bentz, Barbara J. 1999. Variation in two life history traits of Dendroctonus ponderosae from lodgepole and ponderosa pine in Idaho and Utah. In: Hayes, Jane L.; Raffa, Kenneth F., eds. Proceedings: Workshop on Bark Beetle Genetics: Current Status on Research; 1998 July 17-18; Madison, WI. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR, PNW-GTR-466, pp.28-29.

Bentz, Barbara J.; Logan, Jesse A.; Vandygriff, James C. 1999. Regional differences in two mountain pine beetle population fitness parameters. In: Goheen, Ellen M., ed. Proceedings of the Fifth Joint Meeting of the Western International Forest Disease Work Conference and Western Forest Insect Work Conference; 1999 September 13-17; Breckenridge, CO. Southwest Oregon Forest Insect and Disease Service Center, Center Point, OR: 181-182.

Bentz, B. J.; Mullins, D. E. 1999. Ecology of mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) cold hardening in the intermountain west. Environmental Entomology 28(4): 577-587.

Bentz, Barbara J.; Powell, James A.; Logan, Jesse A. 1999. Spatial modeling of the mountain pine beetle attack process. In: Goheen, Ellen M., ed. Proceedings of the Fifth Joint Meeting of the Western International Forest Disease Work Conference and Western Forest Insect Work Conference; 1999 September 13-17; Breckenridge, CO. Southwest Oregon Forest Insect and Disease Service Center, Central Point, OR: 99-100.

Biondi, Franco; Perkins, Dana L.; Cayan, D. R.; Berger, W. H. 1999. An 857-year reconstruction of July temperature from Idaho tree rings. 79th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society; 1999 January 10-15; Dallas, TX. 4-7.

Chojnacky, David C.; Rogers, Paul C. 1999. Converting tree diameter measured at root collar to diameter at breast height. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 14(1): 14-16.

Logan, Jesse A.; Bentz, Barbara J. 1999. Model analysis of mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) seasonality. Environmental Entomology 28(6): 924-934.

1998 Publications

Amman, G. D.; Logan, J. A. 1998. Silvicultural control of the mountain pine beetle: prescriptions and the influence of microclimate. Am. Entomol. 44: 166-177.

Carter, Mark R.; Macrae, Ian V.; Logan, Jesse A.; Holtzer, Thomas O. 1998. Population model for Melanoplus sanguinipes (Orthoptera:Acrididae) and an analysis of grasshopper population fluctuations in Colorado. Environmental Entomology 27(4): 892-901.

Chojnacky, David C. 1998. Double sampling for stratification a forest inventory application in the Interior West. Res. Pap. RMRS-RP-7. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 15 p.

Gray, D. R.; Ravlin, F. W.; Logan, J. A. 1998. Microprocessor-controlled mini-environmental chambers capable of subfreezing temperatures in constant or time-varying temperature regimes. Canadian Entomologist 130: 91-104.

Logan, J. A.; Bentz, B. J.; Vandygriff, J. C.; Turner, D. L. 1998. General program for determining instar distributions from headcapsule widths: Example analysis of mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytide) data. Environmental Entomology 27: 555-563.

Logan, Jesse A.; White, Peter; Bentz, Barbara J.; Powell, James A. 1998. Model analysis of spatial patterns in mountain pine beetle outbreaks. Theoretical Population Biology 53: 235-255.

Powell, James; Tams, Jessica; Bentz, Barbara J.; Logan, Jesse A. 1998. Theoretical analysis of "Switching" in a localized model for mountain pine beetle mass attack. Journal of Theoretical Biology 194: 49-63.

White, Peter; Powell, James. 1998. Phase transition from environmental to dynamic determinism in mountain pine beetle attack. Mathematical Biology 59(4): 609-643.

1997 Publications

Bartos, Dale L.; Campbell Jr., Robert B. 1997. Decline of aspen (Populus tremuloides) in the Interior West; Examples from Utah. Proceedings: 50th annual meeting, Society for Range Management 20(1): 5-16

Bolstad, Paul V.; Bentz, Barbara J.; Logan, Jesse A. 1997. Modeling micro-habitat temperature for Dendroctonus ponderosae (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Ecological Modeling 94: 287-297.

Logan, Jesse A.; White, Peter;  Bentz, Barbara J.; Powell, James A. 1997. Ecological insights gained from model analysis of mountain pine beetle outbreaks. In: Cook, J.E. and Oswald, B.P. First Biennial North American Forest Ecology Workshop: 163-176.

Perkins, Dana L. 1997. Preliminary results from Whitebark Pine seed collections in Central Idaho. Nutcracker Notes : 23-24.

Powell, James A.; Rose, Jason D. 1997. Local consequences of a global model for mountain pine beetle mass attack. Dynamics and Stability of Systems 12(1): 3-24.

1996 Publications

Bentz, B. J.; Powell, J. A.; Logan, J. A. 1996. Localized spatial and temporal attack dynamics of the mountain pine beetle in lodgepole pine. Res. Pap. INT-RP-494. : Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 7 p.

Bentz, B.J., J.A. Logan, and J.A. Powell. 1996. Spatial and temporal attack dynamics of the mountain pine beetle: Implications for management, pp. 153-162. Proceedings: Integrating Cultural Tactics into the Management of Bark Beetle and Reforestation Pests. USDA For. Serv. GTR NE-236.

Bentz, B. J.; Powell, J. A.; Logan, J. A.; White, P. 1996. Spatial self-focusing and self-dissipation strategies for mountain pine beetle survival. In: Billings, Ronald F.; Nebeker, T. Evan, eds. Proceedings: North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Forest Entomology; 1996 April 8-12; San Antonio, TX. Texas A & M University, San Antonio, TX: 82-83.

Bentz, B.J., J.C. Vandygriff, and K. Johnson. 1996. Taxonomic characters for differentiating cohabitating larvae of Dendroctonus pondersoae and Ips pini (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), Journal of Applied Entomology. 120:19-21.

Burdick, T. E.; Amman, G. D.; Krebill, R. G.; Hawksworth, F. G.; Koch, P. 1996. Attack on lodgepole pines by fungi, mistletoe, adverse atmospheres, animals, and insects. In: Koch, Peter, ed. Lodgepole pine of North America. Forest Products Society, Madison, WI: 213-343.

Hansen, E. Matthew. 1996. Western balsam bark beetle, Dryocoetes confusus Swaine, flight periodicity in northern Utah. Great Basin Naturalist 56(4): 348-359.

Perkins, Dana; Swetnam, Thomas W. 1996. A dendroecological assessment of whitebark pine in the Sawtooth-Salmon River region, Idaho. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26: 2123-2133.

Powell, James A. 1996. Temporal evolution of spatial patterns in mountain pine beetle outbreak. In: Billings, Ronald F.; Nebeker, T. Evan, eds. Proceedings: North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Forest Entomology; 1996 April 8-12; San Antonio, TX. Texas A & M University, San Antonio: 148-149.

Powell, J. A.; Logan, J. A.; Bentz, B. J. 1996. Local projections for a global model of mountain pine beetle attacks. Journal of Theoretical Biology 179: 243-260.

Rasmussen, Lynn A.; Amman, Gene D.; Vandygriff, James C.; Oakes, Robert D.; Munson, A. Steven; Gibson, Kenneth E. 1996. Bark beetle and wood borer infestation in the Greater Yellowstone Area during four postfire years. Res. Pap. INT-RP-487. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 10 p.

Regniere, Jacques; Logan, Jesse A. 1996. Landscape-wide projection of temperature-driven processes for seasonal pest management decision support: A generalized approach. Proceedings: Decision Support Systems For Forest Pest Management; 1995 October 17, Victoria, Canada. Canadian Forest Service and British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Victoria, Canada: 43-45.

Regniere, Jacques; Logan, Jesse A. 1996. Use of models in the study of insect population dynamics. In: Billings, Ronald F.; Nebeker, T. Evan, eds. Proceedings: North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Forest Entomology: Vision 20:21; 1996 April 8-12; San Antonio, TX. Texas A & M University, San Antonio, TX: 147-148.

Rogers, Paul. 1996. Disturbance ecology and forest management: A review of the literature. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-336. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Intermountain Research Station. 16 p.

Ryan, Kevin C.; Amman, Gene D. 1996. Bark beetle activity and delayed tree mortality in the Greater Yellowstone area following the 1988 fires. Ecological Implications of Fire in Greater Yellowstone, IAWF: 151-158.

Schmitz, Richard F.; Gibson, Kenneth E. 1996. Douglas-fir Beetle. Forest Insect & Disease. (Leaflet 5) U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington, DC: 8.

1995 Publications

Amman, Gene D.; Linddgren, B. Staffan. 1995. Semiochemicals for management of mountain pine beetle status of research and application. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-318. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 22 p.

Amman, Gene D.; Stock, Molly W. 1995. The effect of phloem thickness on heterozygosity in laboratory-reared mountain pine beetles. Res. Note INT-RN-424. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of agriculture, Forest service, Intermountain Research Station. 5 p.

Bentz, B. J. 1995. Ecological adaptations of the mountain pine beetle to cold temperatures. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations; 1994 February 6-11; Maui, HI. Ohio State University, Wooster, OH: 67-85.

Binder, John C. 1995. Spatial characteristics of a mountain pine beetle outbreak in the Uinta Mountains. M.S. Thesis. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 148 p.

Gray, David R.; Ravlin, F. William; Regniere, Jacques; Logan, Jesse A. 1995. Further advances toward a model of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar (L.)) egg phenology: Respiration rates and thermal responsiveness during diapause, and age-dependent development rates in postdiapause. Journal of Insect Physiology 41(3): 247-256.

Hansen, E. Matthew. 1995. Douglas-fir tussock moth (Orgyia psuedotsugata McDunnough) on subalpine fir in northern Utah. Great Basin Naturalist 55(2): 158-163.

Hobson, Kenneth R. 1995. Host compounds as semiochemicals for bark beetles. Proceedings Entomology Society of America: Application of semiochemicals for management of bark beetle infestation; 1993 December 12-16; Indianapolis, IN. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, Ogden, UT: 48-51.

Logan, J. A.; Bolstad, P. V.; Bentz, B. J.; Perkins, D. L. 1995. Assessing the effects of changing climate on mountain pine beetle dynamics. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations; 1994 February 6-11; Maui, HI. Ohio State University, Wooster, OH: 86-108.

Nebeker, T. E.; Schmitz, R. F.; Tisdale, R. A.; Hobson, K. R. 1995. Chemical and nutritional status of dwarf mistletoe, Armillaria root rot, and Comandra blister rust infected trees which may influence tree susceptibility to bark beetle attack. Canadian Journal of Botany 73: 360-369.

Salom, Scott M.; Hobson, Kenneth R. 1995. Application of semiochemicals for management of bark beetle infestations. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-318. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 54 p.

Salom, Scott M.; Hobson, Kenneth R. 1995. Introductory remarks: Informal conference on application of semiochemicals for management of bark beetle infestations. Proceedings of informal conference of Entomology Society of America: Application of semiochemicals for management of bark beetle infestations; 1993 December 12-16; Indianapolis, IN. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, Ogden, UT: 1-2.

Schaub, Lukas P.; Ravlin, F. William; Gray, David R.; Logan, Jesse A. 1995. Landscape framework to predict phenological events: Gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) management programs. Environmental Entomology 24(1): 10-18.

1994 Publications

Amman, Gene D. 1994. Potential of verbenone for reducing lodgepole and ponderosa pine mortality caused by mountain pine beetle in high-value situations. In: Shea, Patrick J., ed. Proceedings of the symposium on management of western bark beetles with pheromones: research and development; 1992 June 22-25; Kailua-Kona, HI. (Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-150) U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, CA: 33-37.

Amman, Gene D.; Ryan, Kevin C. 1994. Using pheromones to protect heat-injured lodgepole pine from mountain pine beetle infestation. Res. Notes INT-419. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 8 p.

Bartos, Dale L.; Booth, Gordon D. 1994. Effects of thinning on temperature dynamics and Mountain Pine Beetle activity in a Lodgepole Pine Stand. Res. Pap. INT-RP-479. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 9 p.

Bartos, Dale L.; Brown, James K.; Booth, Gordon D. 1994. Twelve years biomass response in aspen communities following fire. Journal of Range Management 47(1): 79-83.

Binder, John C.; Bartos, Dale L. 1994. Spatial characteristics of a mountain pine beetle outbreak in the Uinta Mountains. Symposium proceedings: Decision making with GIS, the fourth dimension, Vol 2; 1994 February 21-24; Vancouver, BC. Polaris Conferences, Inc, Vancouver, BC: 901-906.

Logan, J. A. 1994. In defense of big ugly models. American Entomologist(4): 202-207.

Ryan, Kevin D.; Amman, Gene D. 1994. Interactions between fire-injured trees and insects in the Greater Yellowstone Area. In: Despain, Don G., ed. Plants and their Environment; Proceedings of the First Biennial Scientific Conference on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem; 1991 September 16-17; Yellowstone National Park, WY. USDA National Park Service, National Resources Publications Office, Denver, CO: 259-271.

1993 Publications

Bentz, B. J.; Amman, G. D.; Logan, J. A. 1993. A critical assessment of risk classification systems for the mountain pine beetle. Forest Ecology and Management 61: 349-366.

Hagle, S.; Schmitz, R. F. 1993. Managing root disease & bark beetle. Beetle-Pathogen Interaction in conifer forests. Academic Press Inc, San Diego, CA: 209-228.

Hobson, Kenneth R.; Wood, David L.; Cool, Laurence G.; White, Peter R.; Ohtsuka, Toshikazu; Kubo, Isao. 1993. Chiral specificity in responses by the bark beetle Dendroctonus valens to host kairomones. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19(9): 1837-1846.

White, Peter R.; Hobson, Kenneth R. 1993. Stereospecific antennal response by red turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus valens, to chiral monoterpenes from ponderosa pine resin. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19(10): 2193-2202.

1992 Publications

Bentz, B.J. 1992. An advisory system for mountain pine beetle management. Proceedings: North American Forest Insect Work Conference. USDA For. Serv. PNW-GTR-294, pp. 169.

Chojnacky, David C; Born, J. David. Dryland forest volume: Another look at the visual segmentation technique. Res. Note INT-399. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 7 p. 

Hobson, Kenneth R.; Edwards, Owain. 1992. Novel bark beetle research possible with new genetic techniques. Current status of research; 1992 May 17-18; Berkeley, CA. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Berkeley, CA: 23-31.

Rasmussen, Lynn A. 1992. Top-kill of ponderosa pine, Dixie National Forest, Utah. Res. Note INT-407. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 3 p.

Schmid, J. M.; Amman, G. D. 1992. Dendroctonus beetles and old-growth forests in the Rockies. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-213. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 59 p.

Stock, Molly W.; Amman, Gene D.; Bentz, Barbara J. 1992. Isozyme studies of bark beetle population. GTR-PSW-138. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 31 p.

Vandygriff, Jim; Hansen, Dawn. 1992. Validation of the mountain pine beetle rate-of-loss model in unmanaged lodgepole pine stands of Northeastern Utah. Report MAG-92-2. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Forest Pest Management, Methods Application Group. 17 p.

1991 Publications

Amman, Gene D. 1991. Bark beetle-fire associations in the Greater Yellowstone Area. In: Nodvin, Stephen C.; Waldrop, Thomas A., eds. Fire and the environment: ecological and cultural perspectives; Proceedings of an international symposium; 1990 March 20-24; Knoxville, TN. USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, NC: 313-320.

Amman, Gene D.; Bartos, Dale L. 1991. Mountain pine beetle offspring characteristics associated with females producing first and second broods, male presence, and egg gallery length. Environmental Entomology 20(6): 1562-1567.

Amman, Gene D.; Ryan, Kevin C. 1991. Insect infestation of fire-injured trees in the Greater Yellowstone Area. Res. Note INT-398. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station.

Amman, Gene D.; Their, Ralph W.; Weatherby, Julie C.; Rasmussen, Lynn A.; Munson, A. Steve. 1991. Optimum dosage of verbenone to reduce infestation of mountain pine beetle in lodgepole pine stands of central Idaho. Res. Paper INT-446. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 5 p.

Bentz, Barbara J. 1991. Management decision-making tools for mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) populations in lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) stands. Dissertation. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University. 205 p. (available upon request)

Bentz, Barbara J.; Logan, Jesse A.; Amman, Gene D. 1991. Temperature-dependent development of the mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Acolytidae) and simulation of its phenology. Canadian Entomologist 123: 1083-1094.

Downing, Kent; Bartos, Dale L. 1991. AI methods in support of forest science: modeling endemic level mountain pine beetle population dynamics. AI Applications 5(2): 105-115.

Gibson, Kenneth E.; Schmitz, Richard R.; Amman, Gene D.; Oakes, Robert D. 1991. Mountain pine beetle response to different verbenone dosages in pine stands of western Montana. Res. Paper INT-444. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station.

1990 Publications

Bartos, Dale L.; Downing, Kent B. 1990. An expert system for mountain pine beetle under endemic conditions in western lodgepole pine forests. In: Proceedings Resource Technology 90: Second international symposium on advanced technology in natural resource management; 1990 November 12-15; Washington D.C. 783.

Bartos, Dale L.; Gibson, Kenneth E. 1990. Insects of whitebark pine with emphasis on mountain pine beetle. In: Schmidt, Wyman C.; McDonald, Kathy J., eds. Proceedings - symposium on whitebark pine ecosystems; ecology and management of a high mountain resource; 1989 March 29-31; Bozeman, MT. (Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-270) USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, Ogden, UT: 171-178.

Schmitz, Richard F.; McGregor, Mark D. 1990. Antiaggregative effect of verbenone on response of the mountain pine beetle to baited traps. Res. Paper INT-423. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station.

 

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