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Tree health and protection

Laboratory-based diagnostic services, computer-based decision support systems, treatment services, herbicidal and other products.


  • Herbicide Advisor
    Web-based expert system to advise on the relative efficacy of different herbicides for scenarios with a mix of weed and crop species, at varying times of the year.
  • Hylobius Management Support System
    Decision support system to help foresters predict and reduce damage and costs due to large pine weevil, Hylobius abietis.
  • PG Suspension
    A biological control agent for Heterobasidion annosum (formerly known as Fomes annosus).
  • TimberTherm™
    A software tool to optimise the heat treatment of timber.



Newsletters & bulletins

Path News

Pathology bulletin

Tree pest and disease alerts and advisory notes

Signs and symptoms of tree pests and diseases and advice on what to do if you suspect the pest or disease is present

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