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Researcher: Elek, J (Dr Jane Elek)

Fields of Research

Forest health and pathology
Medical biotechnology
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Hardwood plantations
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Animal protection chemicals

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Lethal trap tree trials final report 2010 11: Efficacy of lethal trap trees at protecting Eucalyptus nitens from defoliation by the target leaf beetle, Paropsisterna bimaculata
Options for managing chrysomelid leaf beetles in Australian eucalypt plantations: reducing the chemical footprint; Agricultural and Forest Entomology
The threat to Eucalyptus plantations from an emerging Tasmanian leaf beetle pest: Paropsisterna selmani (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae); Australian Forestry

Research Projects

Info-chemicals for the environmentally Sustainable Management of Autumn Gum Moth and Scarab Beetle Pests of Bluegum Plantations; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

The biology, ecology and biocontrol of eucalypt leaf beetles in Tasmanian forests