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November 13, 2020
Södra sees a 25% increase in spruce bark beetle damage
A late summer swarming caused a widespread spruce bark beetle outbreak and Södra now sees a significant increase in damage. An inventory in late October shows a 25-percent increase in the volume of damaged forest compared with the inventory in late August. According to Södra, removing as many infested trees as possible before the spring swarming starts is now critical. The most recent damage inventory of Södra's 330 surveillance estates in late October shows that more than 1.4 million m³ of spruce forest on ...
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