STUDY GUIDE DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
FOA301- Forest Protection (2L, 1AP, 2P)
Damages caused in forests by
- Climatic factors
- Soil factors
- Environmental pollution.
Damages and diseases caused to forests by biotic agents such as pathogenic microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, fungi), lichens, dicotyledonous parasites, under storey, microsporidia (protozoa), worms, spiders, myriapods, insects (distribution, morphology and ecology of the most important insects of the Greek forest ecosystems and the dry wood-boring insects), snails, birds and mammals.
Means of control and treatment of these damage-causing agents.
Reassurance of the forest ecosystem's health.