Chapter 5. Sampling Insects from Trees: Shoots, Stems, and Trunks

  1. Simon R. Leather
  1. Martin R. Speight

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750513.ch5

Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems

Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems

How to Cite

Speight, M. R. (2005) Sampling Insects from Trees: Shoots, Stems, and Trunks, in Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems (ed S. R. Leather), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750513.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Silwood Park, Ascot, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053889

Online ISBN: 9780470750513

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Keywords:

  • sampling tree insects;
  • detection;
  • sampling methods;
  • galls;
  • shoots

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sampling insects from trees: shoots, stems, and trunks

  • Introduction

  • Detection

  • Sampling methods

  • Shoots and twigs: external

  • Shoots and twigs: internal

  • External bark surface

  • Bark/sapwood interface

  • Wood borers

  • Conclusions