Conference "Preparing Europe for invasion
by the beetles emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer"
1st announcement for the Conference "Preparing Europe for invasion by the beetles emerald ash borer and bronze birch borer", two major tree-killing pests, to be held in Vienna, Austria, on 1-4 >>>
Box tree moth harming garden shrubs
The typical feeding pattern are a typical sign of infected box trees. The insect is a threatening pest not just in Austria but also in the eastern coast of the Black Sea.
Scent detection dogs for the Asian longhorn beetle
Global trade and worldwide shipping of wood and wood packaging material lead to an increase in Asian longhorn beetle outbreaks in Europe. Dogs are trained at the BFW in Vienna to detect Anoplophora.
Pine wilt nematode in focus: Methods for diagnosis, control, and extermination
The pine wilt nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is transported via international trade to different countries. Contact with new host tree species in new climate zones has devastating consequences. >>>