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Cover for The Eurasian spruce bark beetle: the role of climate.

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle is one of the major forest pests in Europe, capable of mass attacking and killing Norway spruce over extensive areas during outbreaks. Here, we review various aspects of its biology in relation to climatic variables. The aim of this review was to make predictions...

Author(s)
Økland, B.; Netherer, S.; Marini, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of new forest management on insect damage risk in a changing climate.

Recent findings suggest that damage by forest insect pests will increase as a consequence of climate warming. Here, we ask whether changes in forest management can alter and possibly mitigate the increased risk of damage and outbreaks. We focus mainly on conditions in northern Europe, particularly...

Author(s)
Björkman, C.; Bylund, H.; Nilsson, U.; Nordlander, G.; Schroeder, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Herbivorous arthropods on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i> in its native and invaded distribution range.

This chapter presents an analysis of the host specificity of herbivorous insects and tests the hypothesis that proportionally more specialist herbivores are found in the native range of Heracleum mantegazzianum, Western Greater Caucasus. Based on field surveys on H. mantegazzianum carried out in...

Author(s)
Hansen, S. O.; Hattendorf, J.; Nielsen, C.; Wittenberg, R.; Nentwig, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
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