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Differential response in foliar chemistry of three ash species to emerald ash borer adult feeding

Author(s):

Yigen Chen
Justin G.A. Whitehill
Pierluigi Bonello

Year:

2011

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Source:

Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37: 29-39.

Description

The emerald ash borer (EAB; Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire; Coleoptera: Buprestidae), is an exotic wood-boring beetle that has been threatening North American ash (Fraxinus spp.) resources since its discovery in Michigan and Ontario in 2002. In this study, we investigated the phytochemical responses of the three most common North American ash species (black, green, and white ash) in northeastern USA to EAB adult feeding.

Citation

Allstadt, A.J., A. M. Liebhold, D. M. Johnson, R. E. Davis, and K. J. Haynes. 2015. Temporal variation in the synchrony of weather and its consequences for spatiotemporal population dynamics. Ecology, 96: 2935–2946.

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