Trees were examined for the presence of ambrosia beetle
at end of Jun 2016 and 2017.
The disease is a consequence of the invasive redbay ambrosia beetle
, originally from Asia and introduced in the USA in wooden packing material.
nov., a symbiotic fungus of Euwallacea sp., an invasive ambrosia beetle
in Israel and California.
Recently, Graphium was isolated from ambrosia beetle
Megaplatypus mutatus in our country, a drill of wood that attacks numerous species of native and exotic trees, a plague of poplars in Argentina.
Biology of an introduced ambrosia beetle
Xylosandrus compactus, in Florida.
The disease is spread by the redbay ambrosia beetle
(RAB), which bores into the tree and deposits a fungus (Raffaelea lauricola), triggering a defensive response that blocks the flow of water to the upper tree and limbs.
In previous bioassays with other bark and ambrosia beetle
species (Pajares and Lanier 1989, Fettig et al.
Changes in behaviour of two species of North America bark beetles, an Asian ambrosia beetle
and three species of European foliage feeding insects, which may, at least in part, be attributed to climate change, are described in the literature.
Quercivorol, the male aggregation pheromone of an ambrosia beetle
. Massive mortality of oak trees has occurred in Japan since the late 1980s.
2002) dealt with the introduction of fungi into the wood of Cercis canadensis by the Asian ambrosia beetle
and the resulting fungal growth.
Microbial symbionts of the ambrosia beetle
, Xyloterinus politus.