Industry Pest Management Group

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Welcome to IPMG

Welcome to the industry plantation management group, or, IPMG website! We are a membership-based collaborative research and consultative body. Our focus is on providing innovative and sustainable solutions for forest health management in the Australian plantation forestry industry.

IPMG formation

The IPMG was formed to support the Western Austral [...]

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IPMG formation

The IPMG was formed to support the Western Australian bluegum (Eucalyptus globulus) plantation industry by conducting research and providing information regarding sustainable pest and disease management in eucalypt plantations.

Research

Undertaking research into pest and disease managem [...]

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Research

Undertaking research into pest and disease management and encouraging the use of biological control and bio-pesticides.

Support

Providing technical and scientific support in inse [...]

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Support

Providing technical and scientific support in insect and fungal identification and assisting in experimental trial designs and analyses.

Collaboration

Facilitate information sharing and collaboration a [...]

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Collaboration

Facilitate information sharing and collaboration among industry members by holding regular industry meetings, organising workshops and providing and maintaining a database and online literature and resources.

Mission Statement

Sustainable, adaptive forest health management

The IPMG aims to assist in minimising economic losses due to pests and diseases by sharing information, enhancing collaboration among its members and by conducting research toward the development of environmentally sustainable, economic, and effective methods of managing pests and diseases.

ABOUT US
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LATEST NEWS

Our news section details some of the activities IPMG have been undertaking.

Bluegum plantations

Field guide for Eucalyptus globulus plantations released

IPMG/Murdoch University researchers, Mamoru Matsuki and Francisco Tovar, have just published a new field guide [...]

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IPH mobile software development continues…

The IPMG plantation health software - IPH mobile is compatible with any hand-held device based [...]

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IPMG Plantation Health (IPH) software test!

The IPMG is pleased to announce that its Plantation Health (IPH) software will be launched [...]

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OUR MEMBERS AND PARTNERS

We are jointly funded by plantation industry companies, state government agencies and the Australian federal government through Forest and Wood Products Australia.