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 Gum-tree weevil (Gonipterus platensis, Formerly known as G. scuttelatus) in New Zealand

 

GUM TREE WEEVIL – SAME INSECT, DIFFERENT NAME
Forest Health News No. 222, February 2012

Gonipterus scutellatus, Gum-tree weevil
Forest and Timber Insects in New Zealand No. 8



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  • What science is the forest levy providing farm foresters?
    April, 2015
    Growing Confidence in Forestry’s Future (GCFF) Research Programme: At the recent GCFF conference a wide array of results with direct relevance to farm foresters were presented by the scientists working…

  • Research at Scion - The changing face of forest monitoring
    April, 2015
    Preliminary results demonstrate the potential for unmanned aerial vehicles to greatly improve our understanding of the health and productivity of New Zealand forests. The sight of drones flying over New…

  • Diverse Forests, Emerging Opportunities Issue 3
    April, 2015
    Issue 3, April 2015 A very successful start to the year This newsletter is the third in our series on Diverse Forests and the first for 2015. We have, however…

  • Global call finds NZ forest policies wanting
    March, 2015
    Forest owners and wood processors world-wide are calling for governments to recognise the role of forests and wood products in combating climate change. Forests and climate change is the theme…

  • Forest safety council underway
    February, 2015
    The forest industry has established a safety council to make forests safer places to work. This was a key recommendation of the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel that reviewed forest…

  • Trees, soil and you
    February, 2015
    A new survey has been released by Scion to capture current industry opinion regarding the value of soil data to forest managers, as part of the Growing Confidence in Forestry’s…

  • Scion scientist helps control recent Marlborough fire
    February, 2015
    Modelling systems developed by Scion were used during the recent Onamalutu forest fire to effectively and safely manage fire fighting efforts. Wildfires are a significant risk to New Zealand forests.…

  • Don’t go down to the woods today
    February, 2015
    With the risk of forest fire now very high or extreme in many parts of the country, the public is being cautioned not to enter plantation forests without permission. FOREST…

  • ETS Crisis Meeting called for
    February, 2015
    Forest owners are asking the government to call an urgent meeting of primary sector leaders and iwi to deal with the country’s greenhouse gas emissions blow-out. They say a lack…

  • Diverse Forests, Emerging Opportunities Issue 2
    January, 2015
    Issue 2, January 2015 A new future for diverse forests research Welcome to the second edition of our quarterly newsletter. In the first issue (September 2014), we highlighted our recent…

  • NZ FORESTS GAIN INTERNATIONAL VISIBILITY
    January, 2015
    With the acceptance of the NZ Forest Certification Association (NZFCA) as New Zealand’s PEFC Member, New Zealand forest growers gain visibility in the world’s leading forest certification system.  “We are…

  • Trees on Farms SFF project winds up
    January, 2015
    The Trees on Farms Workshops Project, a major MPI Sustainable Farming Fund project which was managed by the NZ Farm Forestry Association, is complete. NZFFA – Media Release, January 22nd…


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