Major pests of man-made forests in israel: origin, biology, damage and control

@article{Mendel2008MajorPO,
  title={Major pests of man-made forests in israel: origin, biology, damage and control},
  author={Zvi Mendel},
  journal={Phytoparasitica},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={131-137}
}
The important pests of the three main tree genera used in afforestation in Israel are described. The pine pests are the Israeli bast scale,Matsucoccus josephi; the pine processionary caterpillar,Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni; the bark beetlesOrthotomicus erosus, Pityogenes calcaratus andTomicus destruens; and the Mediterranean shoot moth,Rhyacionia buoliana thurificana. The cypress pests are the bark beetlesPhloeosinus armatus andP. aubei. The eucalypt borerPhoracantha semipunctata is the sole… CONTINUE READING