Insects are major pests of both natural and plantation forests in the tropics. This book is the first to provide a broad-based, international review of this subject at a level suitable for advanced students and practitioners. It describes the ecology and biology of the insects with special reference to the economic damage they cause to trees. All relevant control strategies are addressed. It is suitable for students, researchers and practitioners of forestry, ecology, pest management and entomology in tropical and subtropical countries.
1. Tropical Forests; 2. Tropical Forests and Insect Biodiversity; 3. Abiotic & Biotic Effects; 4. Insect/Host Tree Interactions; 5. Tropical Forest Pests: Ecology, Biology and Impact; 6. Management systems I: Planning stage; 7. Management Systems II: Nursery Stage; 8. Management Systems III: Plantation Stage; 9. Management Systems IV: Forest Health Surveillance, Invasive Species and Quarantine; 10. Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
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