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Evaluation of mountain pine beetle infestations, Snell Creek and Warland Peak areas, Fisher River District, Kootenai National Forest, Montana Public Deposited
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Mountain pine beetle infestations in the Snell Creek and Warland Peak areas were evaluated in October 1975. Based on current buildup ratios, tree diameter distributions, stand composition and phloem thicknesses, there appears to be limited opportunity for epidemic potential in either area. Management alternatives are discussed. Selective logging is recommended to further decrease epidemic potential and reduce the infestations to endemic status.
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