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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Sirex noctilio, Sirex Woodwasp

  • Sirex woodwasp, Sirex noctilio
    Forest and Timber Insects in New Zealand No. 20: Sirex woodwasp.   Revised 2009 Compiled 1980, minor amendments January 1999 Based on R. Zondag and M.J. Nuttall (1977)   Insect: Sirex noctilio…

  • Wood wasp risks to New Zealand's forests
    From Biosecurity 91, May 2009. MAF Biosecurity New Zealand Incursion Investigator Graham Burnip spoke at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference about the forest biosecurity risk of…
  • Nematode Parasite of Sirex
    Forest and Timber Insects in New Zealand No. 48: Nematode Parasite of Sirex Nematode: Deladenus siricidicola Bedding (Nematoda: Neotylenchidae)   (This leaflet should be read in conjunction with No. 20 and  No.…
  • Insect parasites of Sirex
    Forest and Timber Insects in New Zealand No. 47: Insect parasites of sirex. (This leaflet should be read in conjunction with No. 20 Sirex and No. 48 Nematode parasite of sirex) Based…
  • Amoylostereum areolatum vectored by Sirex noctilio
    From Scion publication Forest Research Bulletin 220. An Introduction to The Diseases of Forest and Amenity Trees in New Zealand G.S.Ridley and M.A. Dick 2001 (See also Sirex woodwasp,  Forest…
  • Sirex degrade in logs
    From Forest Health News 98, July 2000. Recently a sawing study was undertaken on pruned logs obtained from a coastal forest north of Auckland. The sample had been selected to…
  • Sirex nematode loses potency in culture in Australia
    From Forest Health News No. 43, June 1995. In 1962 a new species of nematode Beddingia siricidicola, was discovered in the reproductive organs of Sirex noctilio in New Zealand. It was…
  • Sirex in South Africa
    From Forest Health News No. 43, June 1995. About mid 1994 Sirex noctilio was found for the first time in pine plantations in South Africa, however there are no details…
  • A check on parasites of Sirex noctilio
    From Forest health News No. 31, May 1994. In 1980 Mike Nuttall wrote "introduced parasitic insects may kill 70% of sirex larvae ..." (FRI leaflet no. 47). An opportunity to check…

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