volume 166, issue 5, P420-427 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12686
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Hyuk Jun Kwon, Jong-Kook Jung, Chansik Jung, Hyerim Han, Sang-Hyun Koh

Abstract: Pine wilt disease (PWD) is caused by pine wood nematode (PWN), Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Steiner & Buhrer) Nickle, transmitted by Monochamus saltuarius (Gebler) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) to healthy Korean white pine, Pinus koraiensis Siebold & Zucc. (Pinaceae). It is a serious threat to forest ecosystems worldwide. To better understand and predict the spread of PWD in Korean white pine forests, we investigated flight distance, time, and velocity of M. saltuarius adults using computer-linked flight mills un…

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