Invasive Species Compendium

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Overview on main forest pest occurrence and green control in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

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[Objective] This paper describes the results of forest pest survey in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau over the past half century. [Method] According to different insect species and ecological elements, forest pests in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau are divided into two types: artificial forest and virgin forest. And according to the characteristics of different areas, pest control methods were analyzed. [Result] The biological characteristics and occurrence rules of 9 important pests which occur frequently and seriously are described. [Conclusion] Native pests are the mainly hazard factors in virgin forest, and the main harm of planation was invasive pests Forest pest. Control on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau can adopt 'three changes to three uses' green prevention and control methods and zoning management mode.