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The attractiveness of manuka oil and ethanol, alone and in combination, to xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and other curculionidaeAuthor(s): C.W. Johnson; R.S. Cameron; J.L. Hanula; C. Bates
Source: Florida Entomologist
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionThe increasing volume of international commerce in the last century has resulted in an exchange of organisms at an alarming rate. Among those exhibiting a significant threat to forests are the bark and ambrosia beetles and their associated fungi. Between 1985 and 2005, 18 scolytinae species introductions to the U.S. were recorded, and others have been documented since (Haack 2006; Rabaglia et al. 2010). The redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and the associated laurel wilt fungus (Raffaela lauricola Harrington, Fraedrich & Aghayeva) (Harrington et al. 2008), is one such insect-fungus species complex. First detected in Port Wentworth, Georgia in 2002, the beetle and pathogen have since spread to North and South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida (Bates et al. 2013).
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CitationJohnson, C.W.; Cameron, R.S.; Hanula, J.L.; Bates, C. 2014. The attractiveness of manuka oil and ethanol, alone and in combination, to xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and other curculionidae. Florida Entomologist 97(2): 861 - 864.
Keywordsmanuka oil, ethanol, xyleborus glabratus, coleoptera curculionidae scolytinae
- Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (xyleborus glabratus eichoff) (coleoptera: curculionidae)
- First report of laurel wilt, caused by Raffaelea lauricola , on spicebush ( Lindera benzoin ) in South Carolina
- Evaluation of screen barriers on redbay trees to protect them from Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and distribution of initial attacks in relation to stem moisture content, diameter, and height
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