EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2013 Num. article: 2013/226

Workshop on ‘Predicting pests & diseases in European forests’ (Joensuu, FI, 2014-02-19/20)

A Workshop on ‘Predicting pests ; diseases in European forests’ will be organized by ISEFOR at Joensuu (Finland) on the 19th and 20th February 2014. ISEFOR (Increasing Sustainability of European Forest) is a consortium of researchers funded by European Union Seventh Framework Programme. More information about ISEFOR can be found on the Internet: http://www.isefor.com. This meeting is the final workshop from the ISEFOR research project 2010-2014. The models that have been developed and tested over 3 years through the collaboration of pathologists, entomologists and mathematical modellers in ISEFOR to predict the spead of invasive pests and diseases will be presented and discussed during the Workshop.
  1. Pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
  2. Ash dieback, Chalara fraxinea
  3. Pine pitch canker, Fusarium circinatum
  4. Dothistroma needle blight, Dothistroma septosporum
  5. Siberian moth, Dendrolimus sibiricus
  6. Emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis
  7. Alder phytophthora

Contact (booking and additional information): Colette Jones c.d.jones@abdn.ac.uk
Download information: http://www.isefor.com/downloads/invasive_forest_disease_workshop2014.pdf


Personal communication with Dr Colette Jones, Scientific Administrator of ISEFOR (2013-09).