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In March 2016, an incursion of the paropsine beetle Paropsisterna variicollis (eucalyptus variegated beetle) was detected in the Hawke's Bay during routine Forest Biosecurity Surveillance. Paropsines cause significant damage to eucalypt plantations in several parts of the world. A survey of three...

Author(s)
Lin, H.; Murray, T. J.; Mason, E. G.
Publisher
New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Hastings, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Plant Protection, 2017, 70, pp 45-51
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The Eurasian woodwasp, Sirex noctilio Fabricius is an important forestry quarantine pest in the world, which prefers to attack conifer. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa. However, over the last one hundred years, S. noctilio has been gradually introduced to New Zealand and Austria in...

Author(s)
Li DaPeng; Shi Juan; Luo YouQing
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2015, 58, 9, pp 1019-1029
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A forestry nursery in Tokoroa, New Zealand grows approximately 3 million Radiata pine seedlings per annum of which about 65% (2 million) are of suitable quality for forestry plantations. The high rejection rate of 35% was attributed to poorly trained, seasonal workers and unsophisticated equipment. ...

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Duke, M.; McGuinness, B.; Kunnemeyer, R.
Publisher
INMA Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
International Symposium of ISB-INMA TEH. Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, Bucharest, Romania, 29-31 October 2015, 2015, pp 25-32
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Ten years ago there were no known foliar diseases caused by Phytophthora on pine trees worldwide. Since then two significant Phytophthora diseases have emerged on radiata pine, one of which is only known in New Zealand. Red needle cast is a disease caused by the pathogen Phytophthora pluvialis,...

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Ganley, R. J.; Williams, N. M.; Rolando, C. A.; Hood, I. A.; Dungey, H. S.; Beets, P. N.; Bulman, L. S.
Publisher
New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Hastings, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Plant Protection, 2014, 67, pp 48-53
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Over the last 10 years the National Invasive Ant Surveillance programme, which was established in 2003 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (now Ministry for Primary Industries) in New Zealand, has resulted in a number of exotic ant detections at the Napier sea port and surrounding...

Author(s)
Gunawardana, D. N.; Peacock, L. R.; Flynn, A. R.; Ashcroft, T. T.; Green, O. R.
Publisher
New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Hastings, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Plant Protection, 2013, 66, pp 10-16
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Pastoral agriculture and forestry enterprises are key features of New Zealand's landscape and are very important economically. They are competing landuses, particularly on moderate to steep hill country. Agroforestry involving spaced trees of Pinus radiata on pasture was developed in the 1970s to...

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Douglas, G. B.; Wall, A. J.; Dodd, M. B.; Hawke, M. F.; McIvor, I. R.
Publisher
New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Orange, Australia
Citation
Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain our Communities: Proceedings, 22nd International Grassland Congress, 15-19 September, 2013, Sydney, Australia, 2013, pp 1003-1010
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Host specificity is one, if not the most critical attribute for any biological control agent to be considered for introduction into a new environment. Nevertheless, specificity is not always an absolute measure. The acceptability of any potential non-target effects will depend on a number of...

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Seier, M. K.; Ellison, C. A.; Cortat, G.; Day, M.; Dhileepan, K.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 89-96
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A form of the eriophyid mite, Aceria genistae (Nalepa) was tested between 1999 and 2001 against 34 test plant taxa and cultivars from 12 tribes for its specificity towards the invasive shrub Scotch broom, Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link, and was shown to be highly specific. The mite was approved for...

Author(s)
Sagliocco, J. L.; Sheppard, A.; Hosking, J.; Hodge, P.; Paynter, Q.; Gourlay, H.; Ireson, J.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 409-416
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Haines, M.; Emberson, R.; Worner, S.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 38
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Macedo, D. M.; Liparini, O. P.; Barreto, R. W.; Waipara, N.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 181

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