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Pests and diseases

Invasive and uncontrolled pests, as well as the threat of diseases, can decimate populations of certain tree species and pose a major threat to Mediterranean forest areas. Research to improve understanding of the risk of pests and diseases can help practitioners and policymakers prevent forest vulnerability to these threats more effectively.

First Processionary Moth Meeting a success in Hammamet

The processionary moths associated with coniferous trees are, by far, the most important insect defoliator of pine and cedar forests in the...

Is L. occidentalis entirely responsible for the high damage observed on cones and seeds...

The uncertainty surrounding the part played by the invasive North American seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis, in the observed decrease in seed production of the Mediterranean...

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State of Mediterranean Forests 2018 now available in French

The "State of the Mediterranean Forests 2018" is a report published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that analyses the...

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