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    Author(s): David Cappaert; Deborah McCullough; Therese Poland
    Date: 2005
    Source: In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comps. Proceedings of the emerals ash borer research and development meeting; 2004 October 5-6; Romulus, MI. FHTET 2004-15. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 19-20.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    To establish the life cycle of EAB was one of the first objectives of EAB research. Our expectation was that Agrilus planipennis phenology would coincide roughly with that of well-characterized Agrilus species such as A. anxius and A. bilineatus: 1) mid-summer adult flight and oviposition; 2) complete four stages of larval development by fall; 3) non-feeding prepupal stage overwinter; and 4) pupation in late spring. Evidence in support of this assumption includes observations demonstrating synchronous pupation and adult flight and summer/fall dissection series showing steady progression of larval size.

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    Cappaert, David; McCullough, Deborah; Poland, Therese. 2005. Emerald ash borer life cycle: a reassessment. In: Mastro, Victor; Reardon, Richard, comps. Proceedings of the emerals ash borer research and development meeting; 2004 October 5-6; Romulus, MI. FHTET 2004-15. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team: 19-20.

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