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IUFRO News Vol. 47, Issue 4, April 2018

Read reports on pests and diseases in commercial eucalypt, acacia and pine plantations, and on the ecology and evolution of gall-inducing arthropods; find out about upcoming events and opportunities…

The first meeting of the recently created IUFRO WP 7.02.13 "Forest Health in Southern Hemisphere commercial plantations" in Punta del Este, Uruguay, took place on 21-23 March, 2018. The meeting, under the main title "Improving forest health on commercial plantations", focused on pests and diseases affecting commercial hardwood and softwood plantations in the Southern Hemisphere, especially on commonly planted species such as eucalypts, acacias and pines.

The International Symposium of Cecidology subtitled 'Ecology and evolution of gall-inducing arthropods' was held between 3 and 8 March 2018 at the Huisun Experimental Forest Station, Nantou County, China-Taipei. The presentations covered many different aspects of cecidology and many different taxa of galling-inducing arthropods. A specific workshop on invasive gallers was also held as part of the event.

In this issue you will also find a wide range of announcements including recent publications, journal articles, calls for manuscripts, invitations to nominate candidates for awards, position openings, university courses, scientific meetings and more!

Make sure to enter the XXV IUFRO Congress into your calendars:
29 September – 5 October 2019, Curitiba, Brazil!

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