Table of Contents
Vol. 19 (3)
An international review of forestry and forest products
FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded at Quebec, Canada, in October 1945 when its Member Nations agreed to work together to secure a lasting peace through freedom from want. The membership of FAO now stands at 110 nations.
Forestry and Forest Products Division:
N. A. OSARA
J. C. WESTOBY
Assistant to Director
L. J. VERNELL
Chiefs of Branches
Cover photograph: Decay fungi often destroy wood in greater volume than we realize. The heartwood has been removed from this white oak, leaving but a thin ring of usable wood.
(Photo: United States Forest Service)
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FAO/IUFRO symposium on internationally dangerous forest diseases and insects - General introduction
1. The importance of forest diseases and insects
2. Intercontinental spread of forest pathogens and insects and the appraisal and prediction of hazards
Risks of intercontinental spread
Appraisal and prediction
3. World situation with regard to forest diseases
Why measure forest disease impact?
Kinds of disease impact
Natural versus plantation forests
Attention focused on disease impact
More pathologists needed
4. World situation with regard to forest insects
Australia and New Zealand
India and Pakistan
South and Central America
Summary and conclusions
5. Known and potential dangers from different kinds of disease
6. Preventive measures, with special reference to plant quarantine
Techniques of improved quarantines
Other forest products
Plant protection organizations
7. Control of forest insects and diseases
Part I. Forest insect control
Part II. Forest disease control
8. International co-operation
Part I. Research and practice - Training - Publications
Part II. Test plantations - Certification - International registers
Recommendations to international organizations
Appendix 1. List of meetings and documents
Meetings II - III
Meetings IV - V
Meetings X - XI
Appendix 2. Symposium officers and committee members
Appendix 3. List of participants
By country or organization
Appendix 4. Authors
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