Project 3. Watershed Rehabilitation, Protection, and Conservation
Study 2. Integrated pest management development of economically important forest pests (insects and diseases)
Date Started February 2016
Date of Completion February 2018
Duration 2
Place of Implementation CAR, Region 2
Funding Agency ERDB
Proponent/s Estrella E. Patrimonio
Description The project generally aims to enhance management of pests of Pine forest plantation/nuresry Specifically aims to enhance capability of project staff in the implementation of the study; Identify/ assess Benguet Pine plantations with suspected pest/diseases infestation; Identify destructive and economically important pests and diseases/pathogens and environmental factors affecting its occurrence in Benguet and Nueva Vizcaya Provinces; Formulate and apply mitigating measures/Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies against Ips calligraphus on Benguet Pine and other major pests of forest plantations.