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Making scents of pest management for hardwoods

Citation

Nahrung, HF and Griffiths, M and Walker, PW and Hayes, A and Lawson, S, Making scents of pest management for hardwoods, Australian Forest Grower, 33, (4) pp. 24-25. ISSN 0156-448X (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

Abstract

Pesticide use is contentious, and its application limited by requirements of certification schemes. Classical biological control is not feasible as the pest/eucalypt/natural enemy system is wholly endemic. Selection for pest resistant trees is possible, but limited by tradeoffs between growth traits and pest susceptibility.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Forestry Sciences
Research Field:Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Forestry
Objective Field:Hardwood Plantations
Author:Nahrung, HF (Ms Helen Nahrung)
Author:Walker, PW (Dr Paul Walker)
ID Code:68641
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2011-03-16
Last Modified:2014-04-07
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