Program: November 8th

08:30 - 09:30

Starting Registration

09:30 - 10:50

Welcome Message

10:50 - 11:10

IUFRO presentation

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  • Mike Wingfield, IUFRO and opportunities to promote global tree health
11:10 - 12:00

Keynote Speaker

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12:00 - 12:30

Posters go up

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12:30 - 14:30

Welcome Lunch

14:30 - 16:30

Biological invasions-Forest health surveillance and monitoring: Emerging pests and diseases into new areas, invasion pathways

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16:30 - 17:00

Coffee Break

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  • Ben Brunson, United States, Impact of Cogongrass on Populations of Bark Beetles Associated with Pine Decline
  • Jiří Foit, Czech Republic, Felling date is an important factor affecting occurrence and development of bark beetle pests on logging debris
  • Jiří Foit, Czech Republic, Response of longhorn beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) assemblages to strong reduction of canopy closure by felling
  • Rebecca Granley, New Zelnad, Fungal endophytes as biological control agents against forest diseases
  • Cecilia Andrea Gómez, Argentina, Guide to identification of damaging insects and diseases in Patagonian pine plantations: Manual de plagas y enfermedades en plantaciones de Pinus sp. de la región Andino Patagónica de Argentina
  • Sunday Adeduntan, Nigeria, Variation in the abundance of trees and insects species in selected forest reserves in Ondo State, Nigeria
  • Patricia Valeria Silva, Argentina, Efficacy of systemic fungicides to control the pathogen Phytophthora austrocedrae in Austrocedrus chilensis forests of Patagonia, Argentina.
  • Matt Meyerpeter, United States, Mapping Pine Decline Hazard Sites in Alabama and Georgia
  • Cecilia Andrea Gómez, Argentina, Distribution and infestation levels of Pissodes castaneus in afforestations from Chubut Province, Patagonia Argentina
  • Andrés De Errasti, Argentina, Blue stain fungi of native and exotic forest trees in Patagonia, Argentina
  • Bruna Machado, Brazil, A technique for the laboratory rearing of Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera:Thaumastocoridae)
  • Claudiane Belinovski, Brazil, Effects of different species of Eucalyptus, leaf surfaces,and honeydew excretion on the survival of Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) adults
  • Diana Bezos, Spain, Insects and fungi associated with pitch canker disease in northern Spain
  • Fahimeh Jami, South Africa, Diverse Botryosphaeriaceae on Acacia karroo in South Africa
  • Tuula Kantola, Finland, Detecting needle losses by the Common pine sawfly (Diprion pini) using airborne laser scanning and aerial imagery
  • Shuai Fei Chen , South Africa, A new stem disease of Rapanea melanophloeos caused by a new genus of Cryphonectriaceae in South Africa
  • Bernard Slippers, South Africa, Uncovering the defence response of resistant Eucalyptus grandis to Leptocybe invasa.
  • José Villacide, Argentina, Dispersion of the woodwasp Sirex noctilio and their implications in management strategy design.
  • Norton Borges Jr., Brazil, Damage of Heilipodus dorsosulcatus (Boheman, 1843) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in a plantation of Eucalyptus L’héritier in Brazil
  • Norton Borges Jr., Brazil, Damage of Heilipodus dorsosulcatus (Boheman, 1843) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in a plantation of Eucalyptus L’héritier in Brazil
  • Martín Bollazzi, Uruguay, Leaf-cutting ant control by thermal fogging: contrasting efficiency and soil contamination
  • Ana Carolina Firmino, Brazil, Characterization of isolates of Ceratocystis sp. collected from eucalyptus plants.
  • Ana Carolina Firmino, Brazil, Resistance evaluation of eucalyptus genotypes to Ceratocystis fimbriata
  • Alejandro González, Uruguay, Presence of Costalimaita ferruginea (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) defoliating young Eucalyptus plantations in Uruguay
  • Norton Borges Jr., Brazil, Monitoring the population of Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) in a plantation of Eucalyptus L’héritier in Brazil
  • Alexandre Coutinho Vianna Lima, Brazil, Horizontal spatial distribution of inter-plant Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) in forest hybrids clonal E. grandis x E. urophylla in Ibaté, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Alexandre Coutinho Vianna Lima, Brazil, Determination of height of flight Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) in forest hybrids clonal E. grandis x E. urophylla in Ibaté, São
  • Nelida Jofre, Argentina, Chemical cues and dispersal behaviour in Ibalia leucospoides, a parasitoid of the invasive woodwasp Sirex noctilio.
  • Andrés Hirigoyen, Uruguay, Loss Evaluation of Foliar Disease caused by Teratosphaeria nubilosa in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus with 2 fertilization treatments
  • Carlos Federico Wilcken, Brazil, The Productivity of Eucalyptus urophylla (Myrtaceae) Trees Can Increase After Low Levels of Defoliation
  • William Bucker Moraes, Brazil, Analysis of dynamics and structure of foci for eucalyptus rust
  • Marcus Vinicius Masson, Brazil, Analysis of the spatial pattern of dispersal of eucalyptus rust in the field
  • Marcus Vinicius Masson, Brazil, Use of mathematical models for forecast the of eucalyptus rust
  • Otakar Holuša, Czech Republic, Insect order Psocoptera as a model group for biodiversity study in forest ecosystems
  • Jolanda Roux, South Africa, Species of Phellinus sensu lato associated with wood rot on native tree species in southern Africa
  • Silvia Mausse Sitoe, South Africa, Diseases and insect pests on Eucalyptus in Mozambique
  • Izette Greyling, South Africa, Evaluating the drivers of variable parasitism of the Eucalyptus snout beetle by its egg parasitoid wasp, Anaphes nitens, in South Africa
  • Amy Wooding, South Africa, Possible reasons for the predominantly male-biased populations of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) observed in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Alexandre Coutinho Vianna Lima, Brazil, Intra-plant spatial distribution of Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) in Eucalyptus grandis trees
  • Treena Burgess , Australia, Phylogeographic study reveals new cryptic species Teratosphaeria pseudoeucalypti responsible for leaf blight of Eucalyptus in subtropical and tropical Australia
  • William Bucker Moraes, Brazil, Chemical application methods for eucalyptus rust control in the field
  • Donald Chungu, Zambia, Pathogenicity and phylogeny of Botryosphaeriaceae, including Neofusicoccum granulosum sp. nov., from native Myrtales in Zambia
  • Sri Rahayu, Indonesia, Gall rust disease management on Falcataria moluccana at the Java Island, Indonesia
  • Sri Rahayu, Indonesia, Gall rust disease epidemic on Falcataria moluccana (Miq.) Barneby & J.W. Grimes in Indonesia and Malaysia
  • David Shaw, United States, Management of Swiss Needle Cast in Douglas-fir along Coastal Oregon, USA.
  • Dolly Lanfranco, Chile, Forest insects and pathogens invasions in Chile: case studies in Pinus and Eucalyptus plantations
  • Cecilia Ruiz, Chile, Correct pest species identity in biological control programs: molecular preliminary results about Cinara cupressi (Aphididae: Lachninae) complex in Chile
  • Marc C. Bouwer, South Africa, Identification of pheromone compounds in the cossid moth Coryphodema tristis, a serious pest of Eucalyptus in South Africa
  • Zander R. Human, South Africa, Actinobacteria associated with the bark beetle Orthotomicus erosus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) in South Africa
  • Raquel Alonso, Uruguay, Coppice development and stumps fungal colonization of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus maidenii in Uruguay
  • Abdul Gafur, Indonesia, Options for field management of Ganoderma root rot
17:00 - 19:00

Biological invasions-Forest health surveillance and monitoring: Surveillance and monitoring

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