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INTEGRATED CONTROL OF CONIFER BARK BEETLES.

Objective

TO DEVELOP NEW TECHNIQUES AND TO APPROACH TO THE INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF BARK BEETLES.

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF DENDROCTONUS MICANS USING RHIZOPHAQUS GRANDIS IN FRANCE AND UNITED KINGDOM:

- MASS-RELEASES OF THE PREDATORS
- ASSESSMENT OF ESTABLISHING, SPREADING AND IMPACT OF THE RELEASED R. GRANDIS; COMPARISON OF TWO RELEASE METHODS
- FIELD AND LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS BEARING ON: IMPACT OF R. GRANDIS ON PREY; ORIENTATION TO PREY; BASIC BIOLOGICAL AND ECOLOGICAL FEATURES OF D. MICANS AND R. GRANDIS.

NATURAL ENEMIES IN THE INTEGRATED CONTROL OF IPS TYPOGRAPHUS IN BELGIUM AND FRANCE:

- DEVELOPMENT OF PEST CONTROL METHODS LESS HARMFUL TO NATURAL ENEMIES
- SELECTION AND TESTING OF SUITABLE NATURAL ENEMIES WHICH COULD EASILY BE MASS-REARED FOR USE IN INUNDATIVE RELEASES.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Address
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50
Bruxelles
Belgium

Participants (3)

Forestry Commission
United Kingdom
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
France
UNIVERSITY OF HAMBURG
Germany
Address
Moorweidenstrasse, 18
20148 Hamburg