Trap tree

(Bot.) the jack; - so called because it furnishes a kind of birdlime. See 1st Jack.

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But it is away from the spotlight that Khan has helped Sodhi make changes that have kept him at the top of the double trap tree.
Steuben County: Emerald ash borer was detected in a trap tree in Steuben County, near the southeast corner of Lake George in Steuben County, 0.
To date, of the 40 trap trees in Randolph County, larvae have been found in 10 trees.
Plantation with different tree species, the cultivation of fast-growing timber forest, the plantation of trap trees, sanitation, removal of the damaged trees and exact placement of insecticide saturated sticks into larval sites can reduce the spread of ALB in the regions of China.
Miscellaneous forests are created and trap trees are used to control the spread of ALB.
Sirex noctilio in North America: the effect of stem-injection timing on the attractiveness and suitability of trap trees.
Results to date show the combination of insecticide injections, selective ash removal and trap trees is slowing the growth of the EAB population in the two areas.
A few trap trees must be left unsprayed to give the weevils somewhere to go, otherwise they will wait until you stop spraying and come back.
In 2007 and 2008, we sampled five groups of trap trees one group per local; each group was comprised of five plants treated with herbicide (Dodds et al.
Wood-borers were observed in trap trees starting with the first evaluation in August until the last in Dec 2008 and 2009.
2001), but recent studies by Dodds & Miller (2010) found it increased the attractiveness of trap trees to Xylosandrus germanus (Blandford).
Phototactic response of Trioza erytreae (Del Guercio) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) to yellow-coloured surfaces, and an attempt at commercial suppression using yellow barriers and trap trees Bull.