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- G. L. Beccaro; A. Alma; P. Gonthier; M. G. Mellano; C. Ferracini; L. Giordano; G. Lione; D. Donno; I. Boni; A. Ebone; E. Raina; M. Rocca; G. Bounous
- Acta horticulturae 2018 v. no.1220 pp. 133-140
- Castanea; arboreta; biodiversity; cultivars; extension education; food science; forests; funding; genetic variation; germplasm; germplasm conservation; growers; human resources; industry; research and development; technicians; China; France; Italy; Japan; Portugal; Spain; Switzerland; United States
- ... In order to improve the R&D strategies in chestnut cultivation and to further develop the chestnut industry, the University of Torino (Dept. of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences), with the financial support of the Piemonte Region, established in 2005 a Chestnut Research and Development Centre, which is located in Chiusa Pesio (Cuneo Province, North Western Italy). The Piemonte Region supporte ...
- A. Quacchia; S. Moriya; G. Bosio
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1043 pp. 199-204
- Castanea; Dryocosmus kuriphilus; Torymus; biological control; parasitism; parasitoids; pest control; China; Italy; Japan; United States
- ... Dryocosmus kuriphilus is a global serious pest of chestnut. Original of China, it was accidentally introduced into several countries across the world. Biological control using its natural parasitoid Torymus sinensis is the most promising method to control the pest. T. sinensis was first introduced into Japan and USA, and since 2005 into Europe. The effectiveness of this biological control strategy ...