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Natural enemies of emerald ash borer in southeastern MichiganAuthor(s): Leah S. Bauer; Houping Liu; Robert A. Haack; Toby R. Petrice; Deborah L. Miller
Source: In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comps. Proceedings of the emerald ash borer research and technology development meeting; 2003 September 30 - October 1; Port Huron, MI. FHTET 2004-02. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 33-34.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionAgrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), the emerald ash borer (EAB), is native to China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russian Far East, and Taiwan. In 2002, EAB was identified as the causative agent of extensive ash (Fraxinus spp.) mortality in southeastern Michigan and nearby southwestern Ontario. EAB was inadvertently introduced in solid wood packing materials or dunnage approximately 5-10 years ago, resulting in millions of dead and dying ash trees.
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CitationBauer, Leah S.; Liu, Houping; Haack, Robert A.; Petrice, Toby R.; Miller, Deborah L. 2003. Natural enemies of emerald ash borer in southeastern Michigan. In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comps. Emerald ash borer research and technology development meeting; 2003 September 30 - October 1; Port Huron, MI. FHTET 2004-03. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 33-34.
- Exploration for emerald ash borer in China
- Host range of emerald ash borer
- Emerald ash borer life cycle
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