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Forest Pest Management Research Consortium

Forest Pest Management Consortium

Forest Pest Management (FPM) Research Consortium

The FPM Research consortium is a cooperative effort towards integrated practices for economic control of pests by research units, forest growers, control agent providers and policy regulators across Australia established in 2018. Together, we strive to maintain ecosystem health and the productive capacity of forestry plantations by finding and taking appropriate measures to lessen the impact of weeds and pests. The FPM Research Consortium germinated from the success of the Forest Industry Herbicide Research Consortium and expanded its objective to deliver a collaborative and pro-active approach to improve:

FPM Research Consortium Outcomes

As part of the multi-stakeholder collaboration around integrated pest management, the consortium members benefit from:

FPM Research Consortium Members

The Forest Research Institute at UniSC acts as the FPM Research Consortium's coordinator, secretariat to the steering committee, and is the contract manager for agreements with Forests & Wood Products Australia and the following members:


Research Fellow - FPM Research Consortium

Dr Sam Van Holsbeeck

Forest Research Institute

M: +61 418 699 987