KOKO Forest victorius at Ultrahack

KOKO FOREST VICTORIUS AT ULTRAHACK KOKO Forest emerged victorious at the Ultrahack: Beyond Dead Wood Hackathon on March 9th, showcasing a dynamic team comprising forest health expert Samuli Junttila, ecologist Hannah O’Sullivan, remote sensing specialist Antti Polvivaara, and machine vision expert Einari Heinaro. Organized by Business Finland’s Data Economy programme, Ultrahack, and supported by partners...

Pine Shoot Beetles

PINE SHOOT BEETLES Pine shoot beetles, i.e. the common and the lesser pine shoot beetles (Tomicus piniperda and T. minor) belong to bark beetles and are among the worst pests of pine trees in Finland. These species cause growth losses to the trees and spread the blue stain fungus. Growth losses occur when adult beetles...

The sharp-dentated bark beetle

THE NUISANCE OF THE ROCKY PINE FORESTS - THE SHARP-DENTATED BARK BEETLE The sharp-dentated bark beetle (Ips acuminatus) (approx. 2.2-3.5 mm) is a pine bark beetle that breeds in timber, logging residues and in the crowns of trees. The sharp-dentated bark beetle has previously appeared in Finland mainly in northern and eastern Finland, but in...

Scroll to top