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- Many exotic plant pests and pathogens are unknown prior to their establishment, making prevention and management difficult.
The invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) has decimated hemlock stands across much of the eastern United States, and presents a significant threat to all eastern hemlock in Canada across Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Isl
Insect and disease infestations pose major threats to several North American forest tree species.
Urban trees serve a critical conservation function by supporting arthropod and vertebrate communities but are often subject to arthropod pest infestations.
Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world.
The purpose of this document is to assist anyone planning and programming the management of invasive species on islands, with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of invasives on islands’ rich and fragile natural heritage, communities and livelihood
The Plants for Planting Manual provides the background, procedures, and reference tables for regulating imported material of plants and vegetative parts that are for or capable of propagation, including buds, bulbs, corms, cuttings, layers, pollen, scio
Foresters and horticulturists should be aware of the risks of invasive species and should be updated on a regular basis regarding emerging pest threats.
Advances in control can help municipal foresters save ash trees from emerald ash borer (EAB) [Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire) in urban forests.
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide recommendations to farmers, conservation districts, USDA Natural Resources Service (NRCS) field office staff, and other agricultural professionals, when designing and installing habitat features for benefici