Trap tree

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

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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. Be it the change of his gun fit in 2010, or losing 25kg to be in shape for the physical and mental challenge of gunning for Olympic gold, Khan has fit the moniker of Sodhi's ' personal coach'.
Steuben County: Emerald ash borer was detected in a trap tree in Steuben County, near the southeast corner of Lake George in Steuben County, 0.4 km south of the Michigan state line.
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.
Sirex noctilio in North America: the effect of stem-injection timing on the attractiveness and suitability of trap trees. Agricultural Forestry and Entomology 12: 243-250.
Another management option involves using girdled trees as "trap trees." Once girdled trees have been debarked in fall or winter, the EAB larvae in the trees will be killed before they can complete development.
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.
The survey's information will help determine the response strategy, which could range from removing trees, to using pesticides selectively, to girdling ash to create "trap trees" that attract the beetles.
In China, where the long-horned beetle is a major pest, American maples are often planted in sycamore plantations as "trap trees" to attract the voracious bugs.
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.
2001), but recent studies by Dodds & Miller (2010) found it increased the attractiveness of trap trees to Xylosandrus germanus (Blandford).