Managing Uraba lugens in New Zealand A Forest Research update

Kriticos, Darren
November 2004
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p36
Provides information on various research being conducted by Forest Research and HortResearch in New Zealand on the management of Uraba lugens, a native Australian moth that can defoliate eucalypt forests. Risk of larval feeding by U. lugens on native Myrtaceae; Benefits of biological control of U. lugens; Information on the effectiveness of different formulations of Btk and synthetic chemical insecticides against U. lugens.


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