Previous Project experiences

1. 2010-2015: ISEFOR: Increasing Sustainability of European Forests: Modeling for Security against Invasive Pests and Pathogen under Climate Change – an international research project (agreement 245268 ISEFOR) within the European Union Seventh Framework Programme FP7 2007-2015 (KBBE 2009-3).
2. 2012-2015: EU COST Action (FP1102) Determining invasiveness and risk of Dothistroma (DIAROD): Management Committee member.
3. 2012-2016: EU COST Action (FP1103) Fraxinus dieback in Europe: Elaborating guidelines and strategies for sustainable management (FRAXBACK): Management Committee member.
4. 2015-2017. EU COST Action (FP1401) A global network of nurseries as early warning system against alien tree pests (Global Warning).

Proposed Project idea

Risk assessment of invasive forest pest insect and fungal pathogen species spreading in North Eastern Europe.

Aim: to reveal potential treats of appearing invasive species for European forests.

Purpose: to compare and analyse forest pathogen and insect pest complexes using combined field and laboratory studies of pathogen and pests complexes, molecular studies of population structure, and preparation of database of potential invasive species.

Proposed Project implemenation period