FAO Forestry Paper 156

Global review of forest pests and diseases

A thematic study prepared in the framework of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005

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Foreword (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 606 KB)
Acknowledgements (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 606 KB)
Acronyms (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 606 KB)
Introduction (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 606 KB)

Part I. Regional and global analysis
Africa (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 119 KB)
Asia and the Pacific (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 611 KB)
Europe (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 1 MB)
Latin America and the Caribbean (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 416 KB)
Near East (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 385 KB)
North America (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 65 KB)
Global analysis (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 566 KB)
Conclusions (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 55 KB)

Part II. Profiles of selected forest pests
Insect pests

Agrilus planipennis (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 1.1MB)
Anoplophora glabripennis
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Cinara cupressivora
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Cinara pinivora
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Dendroctonus frontalis
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Dendroctonus ponderosae
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Dendroctonus valens
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Dendrolimus sibiricus
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Gonipterus scutellatus
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Heteropsylla cubana
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Hypsipyla grandella and Hypsipyla robusta
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Ips sexdentatus
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Ips subelongatus
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Ips typographus
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Leptocybe invasa
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Lymantria dispar
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Lymantria monacha
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Orthotomicus erosus
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Phoracantha recurva and Phoracantha semipunctata
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Sirex noctilio
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Thaumetopoea pityocampa
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Thaumetopoea processionea
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Diseases (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 819 KB)
Other pests (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 400 KB)

Part III. Pests of selected forest tree species (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 208 KB)

Bibliography (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 122 KB)

Annex 1. Pest species distribution in the selected countries, by region (Download http://www.fao.org/docrep/011/i0640e/i0640e01.pdf - 520 KB)
Annex 2. Pest species mentioned in Part III
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Annex 3. FAO forest health publications
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