Health status and biological damage to tree leaves in green areas of Syktyvkar



The health status and biological damage to trees in green areas of Syktyvkar are studied. Birch and poplar are dominant trees among 103 species. The health status of trees is generally evaluated as good. The leaf damage by sucking and gnawing insects is increased, and the activity of leaf-mining and gall-forming insects is reduced. We identified 56 species of herbivorous arthropods, ten of which are new for the Komi Republic.


urban green areas health status biological damage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. A. Mingaleva
    • 1
  • S. V. Pestov
    • 2
  • S. V. Zagirova
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiologySyktyvkar State UniversitySyktyvkarRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Biology, Komi Scientific CenterUral Branch of Russian Academy of SciencesSyktyvkarRussia

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