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    Author(s): Therese M. Poland; Yigen Chen; Jennifer Koch; Deepa. Pureswaran
    Date: 2015
    Source: The Canadian Entomologist. 147(03): 252-262.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    As of summer 2014, the invasive emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), has become established in 24 states in the United States of America and has killed tens of millions of ash trees since its introduction into Michigan in the 1990s. Considerable research has been conducted on many aspects of EAB life history, natural history, ecology, and management strategies in an attempt to contain this devastating pest. In this article, we review the life history, mating behaviours, and host plant selection by EAB in North America as well as host resistance to EAB attack.

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    Poland, Therese M.; Chen, Yigen; Koch, Jennifer; Pureswaran, Deepa. 2015. Review of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), life history, mating behaviours, host plant selection, and host resistance. The Canadian Entomologist. 147(03): 252-262.

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