Invasive forest pests: trends and impacts

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  • Authors: McCullough, Deborah G.
  • 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: 44-45.

Abstract

Non-native forest insects and pathogens affect a variety of forest and urban settings across the U.S., and introductions are likely to continue as global trade and travel expand. Past efforts to assess economic impacts of invasive forest pests have been useful for bringing attention to the issue, but a broad, rigorous cost analysis is critically needed by policymakers.

  • Citation: McCullough, Deborah G. 2011. Invasive forest pests: trends and impacts. 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: 44-45.
  • Posted Date: April 6, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 6, 2011
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