Forest Pathology and Entomology

Edited by
December 2021
328 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-2659-1 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-2658-4 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Forest Pathology and Entomology that was published in

Biology & Life Sciences
Environmental & Earth Sciences

The 22 papers that make up this Special Issue deal with pathogen and pest impact on forest health, from the diagnosis to the surveillance of causative agents, from the study of parasites’ biological, epidemiological, and ecological traits to their correct taxonomy and classification, and from disease and pest monitoring to sustainable control strategies.

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plant destroyers; disease diagnosis; RxLR-dEER; soil-borne pathogen; exclusivity; inclusivity; Phlebiopsis gigantea; EF1α; introns; exons; phylogenesis; non-host attack; post-epidemic; facilitation; endemic population strategies; leaf baiting; rDNA ITS regions; soil; water; ITS clades; Mediterranean vegetation; ecology; soil inhabitants; aquatic species; biodiversity; bark beetles; symbionts; species assemblage; beta diversity; forest ecosystems; Thaumetopoea pityocampa; seasonal flight activity; sexual pheromone traps; Pinus sylvestris; forest insect pest; population suppression; leaf litter; forest management; arthropods; Norway spruce; Heterobasidion root rot; primary infection; secondary infection; first rotation forest; afforestation; Asian gypsy moth; Lymantria dispar; invasive species; forest pests; bark beetles; natural enemies; aggregation pheromones; pest management; Mediterranean pine forests; Emerald ash borer; Agrilus planipennis; post-invasion conditions; insect traps; prism trap; Fraxinus americana; DNA-based diagnostics; LAMP; Dothistroma needle blight; ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma’ species; 16Sr group/subgroups; PCR; yellows diseases; witches’ broom; phloem discoloration; die-back; phytoplasma strains; etiology; eucalyptus little-leaf; disease incidence; Anoplophora chinensis; temperature; survival; reproduction; fecundity; biocontrol; bioinsecticide; entomopathogen; microbial; ecosystem; basidiospores; conidia; Heterobasidion spp.; spore dispersal; susceptibility; wood discs; Dothistroma septosporum; Mycosphaerella pini; loop-mediated isothermal amplification; molecular diagnostics; field-portable diagnostics; Pinus nigra subsp. laricio; forest health protection; forest conservation; Biscogniauxia mediterranea; oak decline; dieback; Site of Community Importance (S.I.C.); tree competition; warming conditions; Diplodia tip blight; Pinus densiflora; plant diversity; Sphaeropsis sapinea; stand type; vertical structure layer; Heterobasidion; carpophores; fauna; Norway spruce; Tullgren funnels; forest insects; forest diseases; diagnostics; mitigation options; citizen science; fungi; insects; invasive species; diagnosis; surveillance; disease and pest management