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Sitka spruce and Dendroctonus micans

, : Sitka spruce and Dendroctonus micans. Dansk Skovforenings Tidsskrift 73(1): 34-42

A survey in 1984 in Danish forest districts growing Sitka spruce and/or which had suffered previous attacks by D. micans indicated that after the severe outbreaks in the 1950s densities remained low. There was little evidence that the hazard had affected planting or management policies.

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