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2014-07-22 08:23:43

- Chemical treatment less costly than removal, protects even large ash trees with high density of EAB CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a little more than 10 years EAB has killed in

2014-05-26 12:30:18

The emerald ash borer (Agrilus plantipenis), a recent insect immigrant to North America carried in with the wooden packing material of imported goods, is projected to cause over a billion dollars in damages annually over the next decade.

Parasitic Wasp Populations Are Increasing And Expanding In Michigan
2013-06-05 15:49:51

The emerald ash borer (EAB), a relatively new invasive insect pest, has killed tens of millions of ash trees throughout the eastern United States since it was first detected in 2002 in Michigan and Canada.

Decoys Could Prevent The Spread Of Ash-killing Beetles
2013-02-15 13:43:36

As the emerald ash borer ravages North American ash trees, threatening the trees' very survival, a team of entomologists and engineers may have found a way to prevent the spread of the pests.


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2005-09-08 14:45:27

PHOTO CAPTION: Synanthedon tipuliformis (Photo taken by Keith Edkins) The Sesiidae (clearwing moths) are a family of the Lepidoptera in which the wings are transparent. Their bodies are generally striped with yellow, sometimes very brightly, and they have simple antennae. The general appearance is sufficiently similar to a wasp or hornet to make it likely that the moths gain a reduction in predation by Batesian mimicry. This enables them to be active in daylight. There are also moths...

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