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The threat to UK forestry posed by the Pine-tree lappet moth: life cycle, origin and future risk

Project determining the level of risk to Scots pine and other tree species posed by defoliating caterpillars of the pine-tree lappet moth.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

Dothistroma literature (M-Z)

A list of all literature available (updated to December 2015) about Dothistroma in alphabetical order (M-Z)

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

Dothistroma literature (G-L)

A list of all literature available (updated to December 2015) about Dothistroma in alphabetical order (G-L)

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

Dothistroma literature (D-F)

A list of all literature available (updated to December 2015) about Dothistroma in alphabetical order (D-F)

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

Dothistroma literature (A-C)

A list of all literature available (updated to December 2015) about Dothistroma in alphabetical order (A to C)

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Publication: Peer-reviewed papers

Solving how a complex disease threatens our iconic oak

Scientists have for the first time tracked down the cause of the stem bleeding symptoms of acute oak decline.

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Research topic

Neurostresspep

Neurostresspep explores the use of insect neuropeptide hormones for controlling pest insects; Forest Research is investigating whether these naturally occurring compounds can be used in forest management to reduce damage by pine weevil (Hylobius abietis).

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
Research topic

PRotect Oak Ecosystems (PuRpOsE)

This project is providing understanding of the current and future health threats to native oaks in the UK. It is focussing on Acute Oak Decline (AOD).

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
Research topic

SAPPHIRE

The SAPPHIRE project uses data from earth observation satellites to produce effective tree-health mapping and assessment tools for plant health practitioners.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
Research topic

PREPSYS

Multi partner research project on risk-based strategies to prepare for and manage the invasive emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Pests and diseases
  • Socio economic research