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    Author(s): Ann E. Hajek; Thomas Dubois; Jennifer Lund; Ryan Shanley; Leah Bauer; Michael Smith; Peng Fan; Huang Bo; Hu Jiafu; Zengzhi Li
    Date: 2007
    Source: In: Gottschalk, Kurt W., ed. Proceedings, 17th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on gypsy moth and other invasive species 2006; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-10. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 47.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report - Proceedings
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    In Japan, the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria brongniartii is grown in nonwoven fiber bands that are placed around trunks of orchard trees for control of numerous cerambycid pests, including Anoplophora chinensis (= A. malasiaca). The Japanese company producing bands, Nitto Denko in Osaka, markets bands produced from wood pulp. Our program has emphasized developing a method for biological control of Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) in the United States using similar fungal bands.

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    Hajek, Ann E.; Dubois, Thomas; Lund, Jennifer; Shanley, Ryan; Bauer, Leah; Smith, Michael; Fan, Peng; Bo, Huang; Jiafu, Hu; Li, Zengzhi. 2007. Microbial control of Asian longhorned beetles - what are fungal bands?. In: Gottschalk, Kurt W., ed. Proceedings, 17th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on gypsy moth and other invasive species 2006; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-10. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 47.

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