Note on Pine weevil control.

  • S. Campbell
Keywords: Costs, planting, seasons, compartment, damage.


In the replanting of felled coniferous areas, one of the main causes of the disappointment sometimes experienced is the damage caused by the Pine weevil. On private estates in this country there have been cases of complete loss of newly planted stock in heavily infested areas and in general, where weevils occur, the already high costs of establishment associated with the replanting of old woodland, are added to considerably. These costs are occasioned by the necessity for constant and frequent inspection of the newly planted areas, as early detection of weevil infestation is of great importance, if trapping is to be effective. When an outbreak occurs continuous manual trapping has to be resorted to with varying degrees of success, often followed by considerable beating-up costs in the second year...
How to Cite
Campbell, S. (1957) “Note on Pine weevil control.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 28June2022).