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Expert systems for diagnosing nursery insect, disease and environmental problems. 1991. Thomson, A.J.; Sutherland, J.R.; Blache, M.E.; Dennis, J.J. Pages 223-225 in J.R. Sutherland and S.G. Glover, Editors. Proceedings of the first meeting of IUFRO Working Party S2.07-09 (Diseases and Insects in Forest Nurseries), August 23-30, 1990, Victoria, BC. Forestry Canada, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC, Information Report BC-X-331. 298 p.

Year: 1991

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 3261

Language: English

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A prototype expert system for diagnosing nursery disease, insect and environmental problems was described. The system was developed using the rule-based expert system shell EXSYS. The system was demonstrated in relation to the disease Sirococcus blight, and lessons learned from the prototyping experience were discussed.