emerald ash borer


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emerald ash borer

n.
A metallic green beetle (Agrilus planipennis) native to eastern Asia that infests and kills ash trees and can spread through transport of firewood.
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WVDA officials caution against the transport of firewood into or out of the West Virginia because pests such as the gypsy moth, hemlock woolly adelgid, emerald ash borer and other invasive insects may be in or on the wood.
The emerald ash borer attack threw off that schedule when the city concentrated on removing trees killed by that pest.
After planting, we head north to a different location to learn about the impacts of the emerald ash borer (EAB).
As the emerald ash borer (EAB) continues to devastate ash tree populations across the province, researchers at the Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC) in Sault Ste.
Simultaneously, the nonnative emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis (EAB), is likely to impact both local and regional riparian ecosystems by increasing the mortality of green ash and other ash species, potentially by as much as 99% (Herms and McCullough, 2014).
com)-- The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) and Plan-It Geo recently launched a new online tool for communities across the state to prepare and plan for potential Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) management.
The emerald ash borer, a voracious and destructive beetle, has killed tens of millions of ash trees across North America since 2002.
threat ASH TREES ONE of Britain's most common trees is under threat from a combination of fungal disease and the emerald ash borer beetle according to a major new survey.
A potentially bigger threat is a green beetle called the emerald ash borer.
In the northeastern United States, millions of pine and ash trees are in danger because of two small insects, the southern pine beetle and the emerald ash borer.
Whether it is the mountain pine beetle attacks in Grande Prairie, flooding and snowstorms in Calgary; the eradication of elms in the Prairies (outside Alberta) from Dutch elm disease; or the destruction of ash trees in Eastern Canada from emerald ash borer, our urban forests are at risk.