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 for use in Eucalyptus globulus plantations. The guide contains information collected over a decade of research, in Western Australian and Green Triangle plantations. User-friendly and photograph-based, the field guide contains pictures of all the main pests, diseases and nutrient disorder likely to be seen in blue gum plantations. A novel aspect of the guide is that many aspects of its overall design and content were the result of consultation with plantation foresters – the end-users. As such, and with non-experts readers in mind, the guide contains a [...]

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