Toolkit for trainers and self-training
Help minimize the presence and spread of forest pests and encourage safe trade by refreshing your knowledge of forest health practices and associated phytosanitary standards (French version also available)
Help ensure safe international trade in forest commodities by learning more about the importance and relevance of phytosanitary measures
Recognition and identification of pests and symptoms of damage
- FAO Forest Pest Species Profiles
- Boa, E. & Nash, P. 2002. Seychelles tree health course.
- Boa, E. 2003. An illustrated guide to the state of health of trees: Recognition and interpretation of symptoms and damage.
- FAO. 1995. A guide to the identification of diseases and pests of neem (Azadirachta indica). By E.R. Boa, RAP publication: 1995/41, RAPA, FAO, Bangkok, 71 pp.
Aerial application in emergency situations
- Ghent, J. Weather and spray operations. USDA Forest Service.
- Ghent, J. 2003. Aerial spray operations against forest defoliators. USDA Forest Service.
- Boa, E. 2002. Sandragon disease - Update of current knowledge: interim comments on control & management
- Billings, R.F. & Schmidtke, P.J. 2002. Central America southern pine beetle/fire management assessment. US Agency for International Development, Guatemala-Central America Program, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service/International Cooperation and Development
- Ward, J.G.D. & Mwangi, J.G. Integrated pest management of the leucaena psyllid. What is involved? - FAO and Forest Health Management Centre, Kenya. Information from the Eastern Arc Mountains Information Service Web site.
- FAO. 1994. Leucaena psyllid in the Asia-Pacific region: implications for its management in Africa. RAPA publication: 1994/13, RAPA/FAO, Bangkok, 27pp.