hemlock woolly adelgid


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hemlock woolly adelgid

n.
An adelgid (Adelges tsugae) native to Asia that infests hemlock trees and is particularly destructive to hemlocks in eastern North America.
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The latest on the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid, a forest pest that poses a threat to Michigans hemlock trees.
Eastern Hemlock Infestation: Potential Geographic Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Michigan Forests.
I read with interest Nicolas Brulliard's article in the Spring issue of the magazine about the hemlock woolly adelgid attacking eastern hemlock trees in Shenandoah National Park ["Saving Goliath"].
Currently, the hemlock woolly adelgid is attacking hemlock stands across North America, and the most effective solution is a combination of the neonicotinoids imidacloprid and dinotefuran, Kreutzweiser said.
Carriere (Pinales: Pinaceae), to determine its effectiveness on the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Aphidomorpha: Adelgidae) (Eisenback et al.
The hemlock woolly adelgid is responsible for the death of large numbers of hemlock trees from the Carolinas to New England, and it's causing lots of problems.
The hemlock woolly adelgid is a poppyseed-sized invasive insect that hitched a ride from southern Japan - probably on an ornamental hemlock tree - and landed in Richmond, Va.
Bugs like the hemlock woolly adelgid, the southern pine beetle, and the tick are unable to survive extreme cold temperatures, although generally when an invasive species has established a new home, it probably won't disappear completely, despite the weather.
The reason being, is that the bitter cold kills the hemlock's adversary, the hemlock woolly adelgid, a tiny insect pest.
The name of this bug is the hemlock woolly adelgid.
caroliniana Engelm) are currently declining rapidly due to infestation by the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA, Adelges tsugae Annand) and little regeneration is expected (Orwig and Foster, 1998; Preisser et al.
But over the last few decades, the eastern and Carolina hemlocks have been under attack by a small sucking insect called the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae), or HWA.