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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: 69-70.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Under the most favorable conditions, woodpeckers reduce larval EAB density as effectively as the best pesticides. Woodpeckers work over the entire core region for free and are always more popular than spray trucks.

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    Cappaert, David; McCullough, Deborah; Poland, Therese. 2005. The upside of the emerald ash borer catastrophe: a feast for woodpeckers. 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: 69-70.

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