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PESTS OF TREES
Large trees in forests, plantations and orchards are attacked by different types of insects. Generally in forests, insect populations are maintained below the damage levels by their natural enemies. But sometimes pest outbreaks do take place causing immense damage to trees and timber. In orchards pest control strategies have to be in place to deal with the pest outbreaks. The following insects attack large trees in forests and orchards.
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Dr. Girish Chandra, currently professor at Delhi University, has been teaching zoology for over 35 years and conducting research in insect taxonomy and pest control, particularly biological control and integrated pest management.