Canadian Forest Service Publications

Exotic forest pests: molecular diagnosis to the rescue. 2006. Hamelin, R.C. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Ste-Foy, Québec. Branching out Number 29. 1 p.

Year: 2006

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26558

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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Abstract

Detection is a key element in any plan for the prevention of the proliferation of exotic forest pests. With this in mind, researchers at the Canadian Forest Service (CFS) have been working for a number of years on developing detection tools, including molecular diagnostic kits that are specifically targeted towards those pests that pose the greatest threat to our forests.

Also available under the title:
Ravageurs forestiers exotiques : le diagnostic moléculaire à la rescousse. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 29. (French)