Department of Forest Protection
“Marking insects: day and night butterflies, dragonflies, locusts, flies and perpetrators of damage to trees and forest shrubs”
“Registration tests of plant protection products, advice on the use of insecticides in the control of harmful insects and evaluation of their effectiveness”
“Protective proceedings – advice:
- in coniferous and deciduous stands threatened by leaf-eating pests,
- in spruce and pine stands threatened by secondary pests “.
“The use and production of pheromones, kairomones and pheromone traps in forestry” – advice,
“Protective proceedings in coniferous and deciduous stands damaged by abiotic factors (wind, oat, flood, fire, etc.)”,
“Development of an optimal breeding and protection strategy in permanent, stubborn sprouts”
“Assessment of the sanitary and health condition of stands and forecasting the occurrence of harmful insects”
Performing protective treatments (combating harmful insects) of ornamental plants, trees and shrubs in gardens, parks and forests of private and communal ownership “
Training, service and consulting activities:
- Faunistic analyzes of nature reserves and other natural objects.
- Qualitative and quantitative assessment of rare, endangered and protected species of insects in National Parks, Nature Reserves and Natura 2000 Networks, and development of entomology protection plans for National Parks and Natura 2000 sites.
- Organizing training for employees of the State Forests administration for universities, schools, employees of National and Landscape Parks, preparation of insect collections and their conservation. (the above-mentioned persons will participate in the training, depending on the agreed training program)
- Advice on diseases of seeds, seedlings and cuttings in forest nurseries, tree stands as well as allotment and home gardens.
- Identification of pathogens with the use of molecular genetics techniques (PCR, Real Time PCR, DNA sequencing).
- Inventory and expert opinions on the health condition of park and street trees.
- Identification of biotic and abiotic harmful factors and designing methods of limiting the damage caused by them.
- Assessment of the state of mycorrhiza in forest trees.
- Advice on combating pathogenic fungi.
- Conducting courses and training in the field of tree and shrub phytopathology, in particular:
conservation works on trees, monuments of nature from the point of view of limiting the development of pathogenic fungi,
biological methods for limiting the development of root pathogens,
biological decomposition of stumps after tree felling in the environmental conditions of cities and large urban agglomerations,
methods of increasing the effectiveness of the pesticides used.