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With 207 million ha of forest covering 22% of its land area, China ranks fifth in the world in forest area. Rapid economic growth, climate change, and forest disturbances pose new, complex challenges for forest research and management. Progress in meeting these challenges is relevant beyond China,…
Author(s): Hong S. He, Stephen R. Shifley, Frank R., III Thompson
Keywords: forest ecosystem service, forest certification, forest pest management, forest inventory database, forest management history, forest fire modeling
Source: Environmental Mangement. 48: 1061-1065.
Year: 2011
This paper is intended as an assessment of the state of knowledge and development of semiochemical methods for control of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in western North America and as a roadmap for future research and development in this field. It is based on a keynote presentation given…
Author(s): Nancy E. Gillette, Christopher J. Fettig
Keywords: biopesticides, forest pest management
Source: The Canadian Entomologist. 153(1): 121-135
Year: 2021
In 1993 the apple buprestid, Agrilus mali Matsumura (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) native to northeast Asia, invaded the Yili River valley, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. It is now widespread across 95% of wild apple forests (Malus sieversii (Ledeb.) Roem) in the region.…
Author(s): Xin Zhang, Yan-long Zhang, Ping Zhang, Zhi-jun Cui, Peng Han, Gui-zhen Gao, Therese M. Poland, Myron P. Zalucki, Zhao-zhi Lu
Keywords: forest pest management, tree damage, pruning, biocontrol
Source: Entomologia Generalis
Year: 2021