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Emerald ash borer in North America: a research and regulatory challenge

Author(s):

David Cappaert
Deborah G. McCullough
Nathan W. Siegert

Year:

2005

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

North Central Research Station

Source:

American Entomologist. 51(3): 152-165.

Description

The saga of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmare (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in North America began on 25 June 2002, when five entomologists representing Michigan State University (MSU), the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) visited Detroit to examine declining ash (Fraxinus spp.) trees.

Citation

Cappaert, David; McCullough, Deborah G.; Poland, Therese M.; Siegert, Nathan W. 2005. Emerald ash borer in North America: a research and regulatory challenge. American Entomologist. 51(3): 152-165.

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