Project 3. Watershed Rehabilitation, Protection, and Conservation
Study 2. Integrated pest management development of economically important forest pests (insects and diseases)
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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.
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