Forestry Health Newsletter

#4, January 2018

Items in this edition of the project newsletter include:

  • Biological control in tropical hardwood plantations workshop
    • Control of diseases and pests in forestry based on Australian hardwoods
    • Management of Ganoderma and Ceratocystis in acacia and eucalypts
  • Upcoming Workshop July 2018 “Remote sensing for forestry health”
    • Remote sensing of eucalypt and acacia plantations in Indonesia and Vietnam
    • Remote sensing as a tool to assess plantation diseases and pests
  • Remote sensing of Eucalypt and Acacia plantations in Indonesia: a case study
    • Images acquired using UAV photography (Phantom 4 Pro and Phantom 3)
    • To inform management of pests and diseases
    • Case study focused on Ganoderma in Acacias

Forestry Health Newsletter #4 Jan 2018


Newsletter #2 Dec 2016

Items in this edition of the project newsletter include:

  • Annual Report and project progress summary up to mid 2016
    • Initiation meeting Sep 2015
    • Ceratocystis Workshop Feb 2016
  • Comments on the Annual Report made by the ACIAR Reviewer include
    • the project is off to a good start
    • has integrated the existing stream of research on Ganoderma with new research on Ceratocystis
  • Trip reports summaries
    • Indonesia (Sumatra) Aug-Sep 2016 Caroline Mohammed, Morag Glen and Christine Stone
    • Vietnam Nov 2016 Jeremy Brawner
  • Pre-Conference Workshop ‘Biological Control in Tropical Hardwood Plantations’ will be held on July 21-22, 2017 in Yogyakarta (same venue as the IUFRO Conference)
  • IUFRO Conference ‘Promoting Sustainable Resources from Plantations for Economic Growth and Community Benefits’ July 24-28, 2017

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