Is Ips grandicollis disrupting the biological control of Sirex noctilio in Australia?

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  • Authors: Carnegie, Angus J.; Loch, Andrew D.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 8-10.

Abstract

Sirex woodwasp (Sirex noctilio) is considered one of the most serious threats to exotic Pinus radiata plantations in Australia. This exotic wasp has been established in Australia for more than six decades. The most significant outbreak occurred in the Green Triangle region of southeastern South Australia-western Victoria in the late 1980s, where more than 5 million trees were killed (Haugen 1990).

  • Citation: Carnegie, Angus J.; Loch, Andrew D. 2011. Is Ips grandicollis disrupting the biological control of Sirex noctilio in Australia? In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 8-10.
  • Posted Date: April 5, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 5, 2011
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