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This paper is intended as an assessment of the state of knowledge and development of semiochemical methods for control of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in western North America and as a roadmap for future research and development in this field. It is based on a keynote presentation given…
Author(s): Nancy E. Gillette, Christopher J. Fettig
Keywords: biopesticides, forest pest management
Source: The Canadian Entomologist. 153(1): 121-135
Year: 2021
In 1993 the apple buprestid, Agrilus mali Matsumura (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) native to northeast Asia, invaded the Yili River valley, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. It is now widespread across 95% of wild apple forests (Malus sieversii (Ledeb.) Roem) in the region.…
Author(s): Xin Zhang, Yan-long Zhang, Ping Zhang, Zhi-jun Cui, Peng Han, Gui-zhen Gao, Therese M. Poland, Myron P. Zalucki, Zhao-zhi Lu
Keywords: forest pest management, tree damage, pruning, biocontrol
Source: Entomologia Generalis
Year: 2021