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Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management

David Wainhouse


This book aims to provide a critical appraisal of the theory and practice of key methods of forest pest management. The appropriate application of these ‘ecological methods’ in the development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programmes depends on a clear understanding of pest biology and population dynamics, and an appreciation of the ecology and economic importance of both semi-natural and plantation forests. These aspects provide a focus for discussion throughout the book. The main themes of the first four chapters are the influence of forest composition and structure on the nature and s ... More

Keywords: integrated pest management, forests, exotic pests, global trade, population dynamics, silviculture, resistance, biological control, microbial control, semiochemicals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198505648
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505648.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Wainhouse, author
Forestry Commission Research Agency, UK