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scale insect infestation on a red maple
2014-07-25 02:00:50

New research from North Carolina State University shows that urban "heat islands" are slowly killing red maples in the southeastern United States. One factor is that researchers have found warmer temperatures increase the number of young produced by the gloomy scale insect.

Are New Englands Iconic Maples At Risk
2011-08-30 07:59:19

Invasive Asian longhorned beetle has potential for wide reach in region's forests.

2011-08-16 11:00:00

Wood-Boring Pest Now in Neighboring States, Could Threaten Hardwoods Industry ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug.

2009-09-08 08:57:31

Mulched maple and oak leaves reduce dandelions in established Kentucky bluegrass.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.