Canadian Forest Service Publications

Lutte par confusion sexuelle : protéger les arbres en déjouant les insectes. 2006. Delisle, J. Ressources naturelles Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec, QC. L'éclaircie No. 28. 2 p.

Year: 2006

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26345

Language: French

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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Controlling insect pests in forests is a constant challenge. Aside from prevention and monitoring, there are very few means available to achieve this goal. With the aim of heading off trouble and minimizing damage to trees, some Canadian Forest Service researchers have refined the use of pheromones as a tool for manipulating the reproductive behaviour of insects. This method is called mating disruption.

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Use of the mating disruption approach. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 28. (English)