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Summary In Australia, native and introduced trees are at risk from many exotic diseases, both known and unknown. To exclude these diseases effectively, quarantine must be based on sound biological principles. The influence on quarantine of several biological factors is discussed; those...
Summary Factors which may influence the early detection and identification of exotic insect pests of trees and timber in Australia are discussed, with examples from Queensland. Sixty-seven species of wood-boring insects are listed which were intercepted at the Port of Brisbane or detected...
Summary Responses by quarantine and forestry authorities to the inadvertent introduction to Australia of seven economically important pests and pathogens of forest trees, or forest products, from the time of introduction to the present are described. Eradication was achieved only in the case of...
Summary The integration of quarantine, contingency planning and forest health surveillance is seen as the major strength of forest insect and disease protection in New Zealand. A Forest Disease Contingency Plan, the most recent addition to the forest protection system, facilitates rapid and...
Summary Landsat and other remotely sensed digital data offer many advantages for forest managers. Researchers and land managers have used Landsat to inventory forests, detect and monitor fire boundaries and clearing of forests, and monitor the spread of major forest pests. In North America, and...
Summary The travel times of articulated logging trucks along varying classes of road in the Circular Head region of North West Tasmania were investigated. A road classification system was developed to relate the performance of such trucks to roads of different standards. Using this system,...
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