Forest health report

Hocking, Denis
May 2007
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p12
This section offers forest health news from New Zealand as of May 1, 2007. There is ongoing research and practical management work being undertaken to counter nectria, a disease that afflicts radiata pine. Biosecurity agencies report that the population of painted apple moth, Teia anartoides, in western Auckland has been eradicated. Dean Satchell continues his work on breeding Cleobora mellyi, a useful pest predator, sourcing the bug from an established population in the Marlborough Sounds.


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