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Forestry Compendium

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Cover for Canarium album (Chinese white olive)

Canarium album, indigenous to southern coastal China, is a fast-growing species suited to a range of soil types. It is widely cultivated for its...

Cover for Pinus pinea (stone pine)

Although P. pinea has a timber of mediocre quality and a distribution limited to the Mediterranean Basin, the unusual combination of products and...

Cover for Ceratonia siliqua (carob)

Ceratonia siliqua was originally confined to the eastern Mediterranean region, but has been and continues to be introduced widely in other regions....

Cover for Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian longhorned beetle)

Widespread planting of susceptible poplars within the native zone led quite rapidly to the build-up and spread of A. glabripennis, which was...

Cover for Anoplophora chinensis (black and white citrus longhorn)

The black and white citrus longhorn beetle, Anoplophora chinensis, is native to eastern Asia. It is polyphagous feeding on over 100 hosts in at least...

Cover for Acacia mellifera (blackthorn)

A. mellifera forms a dense very thorny shrub in the seasonally dry lowland tropics of the African continent, although it sometimes develops into a...


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Cover for Ganoderma philippii (red root rot)

G. philippii was described as a root pathogen that is particularly destructive to tropical plantation crops, especially rubber (Steyaert, 1975a). It...

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