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    Details of this species in Guandi Mountain Range
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Present/controlled
    Source: Yan et al. 2005
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    Management Notes for this Location:
    In the Guandi Mountain range (Shanxi province, China) the standard North American D. valens lure of a 1:1:1 ratio of (+)-α-pinene:(-)-β-pinene:3-carene was used in an operational mass-trapping program conducted between the months of May and June. The proportion of infested forest decreased by 64.4% and the average number of attacks per tree decreased by 59.2% (Guo et al. 2003, in Yan et al. 2005).
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    Last Modified: 16/02/2009 3:34:24 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland