In 2012, an abundant crop of spruce seed was collected both in seed plantations and forests. Spruce seed yields are very uneven. The last reasonably good crop was six years ago.
New plant pests may jeopardise the profitability of plant production and the balance of nature if they gain entry into Finland. The research project investigates the entry routes of invasive alien species and the economic risk to plant production resulting from them.
Asian long-horned beetle is classified as a quarantine pest of hardwood trees, threatening to spread from Asia to Europe via wooden packaging material. You are requested to report your findings to Evira.
Forest-tree seedlings must be healthy and fulfill the set quality standards. An origin compatible with the climatic conditions of the growing site ensures that the seedling will thrive. Evira approves and inspects forest-tree seed orchards and monitors all stages of seed and seedling production.
|18.10.2013||Findings of quarantine pests and diseases in the places of production|
|03.09.2013||Surveillance of biological control agents and pollinators has started in Evira|
|18.03.2013||Statistics from forest seed and seedling production 2012|