K.S.S. Nair and Sumardi
In this Chapter, the pests and diseases of 24 forest trees, including pulpwood and timber species, planted in Indonesia are discussed. The species are based on information supplied by plantation companies and include some species planted only on an experimental scale, so there is little information on their pests and diseases.
A brief introductory paragraph gives general information on the species, including its natural distribution, planting locations within Indonesia (see also Fig. 2.1) and uses. This is followed by a brief description of the damage caused by the main insect pests and diseases. Then information is provided on pests and...