• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

Pests and diseases in the plantation forestry industry

Pests and diseases in the plantation forestry industry

This Agriculture lesson is a research activity to allow students to gain an understanding about one forestry plantation pest – European Gypsy Moth – and one forestry plantation disease – Pine Pitch Catcher. Both pest and disease pose a serious threat to the forestry industry in Australia.

Students will:
– complete a research case study of each organism. Website links have been provided to assist students with their research outlines.
– have the opportunity to complete a glossary of terms related to their case studies.

http://forestlearning.edu.au/find-a-resource/article/61/pests-and-diseases-in-the-plantation-forestry-industry.html

Keywords

Forestry, Plantations, Agriculture, Animal Structure and Function, Biodiversity, Conservation, Diseases, Diseases and pests, Ecosystems, Environmental Management, Sustainability, land management, Natural Resources, Pest management, Pests, Crops