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Study on the dispersion of the eight spined spruce bark beetle, Ips typographus with direct and indirect means in order to estimate the security distance for the Nationl Park Šumava

Project Leader
Stauffer Christian, BOKU Project Leader
ETZ Österreich - Tschechien
Type of Research
Applied Research
Project partners
Biologické centrum AV ČR, Branišovská 31, 37005 České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
Contact person: Dr. Honza Okrouhlik ;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Department of Integrative Biology and Evolution Konrad-Lorenz-Institute of Ethology, Savoyenstraße 1A, 1160 Wien, Austria.
Contact person: Dr. Yoshan Moodley;
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Bertheau Coralie, Project Staff (bis 01.09.2014)
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection
Funded by
European Regional Development Funds (ERDF), European Union
The aim of this project is to obtain data on the migration and the gene flow. Genetic data i.e. polymorphic microsatellite markers will be used to estimate the gene flow between Czech and Austrian populations in the vicinity of the national park Šumava (Národní Park Šumava). The data will allow to improve bark beetle management. Results will be presented during seminars and workshops with stakeholders.
genetics; forest protection;
gene flow; Ips typographus; National park; Security zone;
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